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respect

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of respect

  1. 1 relation to or concern with something specified with respect to your application Synonyms of respect reference, regard

  2. 2 a feeling of great approval and liking I have a lot of respect for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s steadfast courage Synonyms of respect account, appreciation, esteem, estimation, favor, regard, admirationWords Related to respect appetite, fancy, fondness, like, love, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use; acclamation, adoration, adulation, approbation, deference, hero worship, homage, honor, idolatry, infatuation, lionization, praise, props [slang], reverence, veneration, worship; delight, enjoyment; amazement, awe, wonder, wonderment; enthusiasm, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; affection, attachment, devotion, passionNear Antonyms of respect condemnation, disapproval, disdain, opprobrium, scorn; disappointment, discontent, disenchantment, disgruntlement, disillusionment, displeasure, indignation, unhappiness; aversion, contempt, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disregard, distaste; hate, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abomination, antipathy, detestation; deprecation, displeasure, dissatisfactionAntonyms of respect disfavor

  3. 3 respects pl  best wishes give your mother my respects Synonyms of respect commendations [archaic], congratulations, felicitations, greetings, regards, respectsWords Related to respect approval, benediction, blessing, endorsement (also indorsement); acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, commendation; adulation, flattery, praise; well-wishingNear Antonyms of respect dig, gibe (or jibe), insult, put-down, taunt


respect

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of respect

  1. to think very highly or favorably of an upstanding senator who is respected by political allies and foes alike Synonyms of respect appreciate, consider, esteem, regard, admireWords Related to respect acclaim, accredit, applaud, approve, commend, compliment, credit, praise; delight (in), drink (in), enjoy, relish, revel (in), savor (also savour); dig, fancy, favor, groove (on), like, love; adore, adulate, canonize, deify, dote (on), hallow, idolize, revere, reverence, venerate, worship; cherish, love, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms of respect abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; condemn, decry, deplore, disapprove, discount, discountenance, disdain, disfavor, dislike, dismiss, disregard, frown (on or upon), kiss off, scorn, vilify



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