Associations to the word «Respect»

Wiktionary

RESPECT, noun. (uncountable) an attitude of consideration or high regard
RESPECT, noun. (uncountable) good opinion, honor, or admiration
RESPECT, noun. (uncountable) (always plural) Polite greetings, often offered as condolences after a death.
RESPECT, noun. (countable) a particular aspect of something
RESPECT, verb. To have respect for.
RESPECT, verb. To have regard for something, to observe a custom, practice, rule or right.
RESPECT, verb. To abide by an agreement.
RESPECT, verb. To take notice of; to regard as worthy of special consideration; to heed.
RESPECT, verb. (transitive) (dated except in "respecting") To relate to; to be concerned with.
RESPECT, verb. (obsolete) To regard; to consider; to deem.
RESPECT, verb. (obsolete) To look toward; to face.
RESPECT, interjection. (Jamaica) hello, hi

Dictionary definition

RESPECT, noun. (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect".
RESPECT, noun. The condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard".
RESPECT, noun. An attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him".
RESPECT, noun. A courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure to give my respects to the dean".
RESPECT, noun. Behavior intended to please your parents; "their children were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes".
RESPECT, noun. A feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect".
RESPECT, noun. Courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy".
RESPECT, verb. Regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity".
RESPECT, verb. Show respect towards; "honor your parents!".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn