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respect

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1 relation to or concern with something specified
  • with respect to your application
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3 respects plural best wishes
  • Please give your mother my respects.
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respect

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to think very highly or favorably of
  • an upstanding senator who is respected by political allies and foes alike
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set store by (or on)

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Synonym Discussion of respect

regard, respect, esteem, admire mean to recognize the worth of a person or thing. regard is a general term that is usually qualified.
    • he is highly regarded in the profession
respect implies a considered evaluation or estimation.
    • after many years they came to respect her views
esteem implies greater warmth of feeling accompanying a high valuation.
    • no citizen of the town was more highly esteemed
admire suggests usually enthusiastic appreciation and often deep affection.
    • a friend that I truly admire


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