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Definition of Respect


  1. To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed.
  2. To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor.
  3. To look toward; to front upon or toward.
  4. To regard; to consider; to deem.
  5. To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce.
  6. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution.
  7. Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.
  8. An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to send one's respects to another.
  9. Reputation; repute.
  10. Relation; reference; regard.
  11. Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this respect; in any respect; in all respects.
  12. Consideration; motive; interest.

Respect Quotations

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized. - Albert Einstein
Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.
Albert Einstein

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Bryant H. McGill

Respect for ourselves guides our morals, respect for others guides our manners.
Laurence Sterne

A person's a person, no matter how small.
Dr. Seuss

Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
Clint Eastwood
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Respect Translations

respect in Afrikaans is aansien, respek, respekteer
respect in Dutch is eerbiedigen, respecteren
respect in French is respect, respectent, respectons, respectez
respect in German is beachten, hinsicht
respect in Italian is rispettare, rispetto, stimare
respect in Latin is veneratio, erubesco, respicio
respect in Portuguese is respeito
respect in Spanish is respeto, apreciar, respetar
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