Examples of respective in a Sentence
it was late when the concert let out, so we all went our respective ways
Recent Examples of respective from the Web
But their impact on their respective communities can be significant.
The 18th-century music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Henry Purcell and Marc-Antoine Charpentier will provide examples of the three respective national styles.
The phone numbers of field offices in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia also have been used to target callers in their respective states.
As angry voters at town halls express their concerns about the state of American health care, the senators are reaching out for patient stories to prove their respective viewpoints.
Catcher Willson Contreras, second baseman Javier Baez and Addison Russell are second at their respective positions.
Will Hastings and Nate Craig-Myers are the leaders at the respective spots, though a variety of other wide outs could end up at either spot.
The AP’s CEO compensation study includes pay data for 346 executives at S&P 500 companies who have served two full consecutive fiscal years at their respective companies, who filed proxy statements between January 1 and May 1.
The teams have a week off after mowing through their respective conferences.
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First Known Use of respective
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
RESPECTIVE Defined for Kids
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