Examples of respective in a Sentence
it was late when the concert let out, so we all went our respective ways
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Brothers Brody and Gage Sather, of Havre de Grace, took first place in their respective age divisions.
In 2016, all 34 Senate contests tracked the presidential vote in their respective states.
The coaches ranked all 107 teams in their respective eight divisions based on overall record, strength of schedule, head-to-head record, and success against common opponents.
Those Rangers and those Mets teams both wound up in last place in their respective divisions.
New Trier and Loyola’s main campuses are only three miles apart, as are their respective athletic campuses in Northfield and Glenview.
Be Linda Rehn, Ruth Nangle and Jamie Pera each will receive the Distinguished Graduate awards for their respective campuses, and Dr. Peggy Buffington, superintendent of the School City of Hobart, will receive an honorary degree.
The octet features five teams ranked in the top-10 in the state in their respective divisions, including two teams currently ranked No. 1.
The league competition culminated with two communities within the Boynton Beach city limits — Valencia Bay and Valencia Reserve — taking titles in their respective springtime divisions.
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RESPECTIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of respective for English Language Learners
: belonging or relating to each one of the people or things that have been mentioned
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