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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Respect  \Re*spect"\  (r?*sp?kt"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Respected};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Respecting}.]  [L.  respectare 
  v.  intens.  from  respicere  respectum  to  look  back  respect; 
  pref.  re-  re-  +  specere  spicere,  to  look  to  view:  cf  F. 
  respecter.  See  {Spy},  and  cf  {Respite}.] 
  1.  To  take  notice  of  to  regard  with  special  attention;  to 
  regard  as  worthy  of  special  consideration;  hence  to  care 
  for  to  heed. 
 
  Thou  respectest  not  spilling  Edward's  blood.  --Shak. 
 
  In  orchards  and  gardens,  we  do  not  so  much  respect 
  beauty  as  variety  of  ground  for  fruits,  trees,  and 
  herbs.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  consider  worthy  of  esteem;  to  regard  with  honor.  ``I  do 
  respect  thee  as  my  soul.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  look  toward;  to  front  upon  or  toward.  [Obs.] 
 
  Palladius  adviseth  the  front  of  his  house  should  so 
  respect  the  ??uth.  --Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  4.  To  regard;  to  consider;  to  deem.  [Obs.] 
 
  To  whom  my  father  gave  this  name  of  Gaspar,  And  as 
  his  own  respected  him  to  death.  --B.  Jonson 
 
  5.  To  have  regard  to  to  have  reference  to  to  relate  to  as 
  the  treaty  particularly  respects  our  commerce. 
 
  {As  respects},  as  regards;  with  regard  to  as  to  --Macaulay. 
 
 
  {To  respect  the  person}  or  {persons},  to  favor  a  person,  or 
  persons  on  corrupt  grounds;  to  show  partiality.  ``Ye  shall 
  not  respect  persons  in  judgment.''  --Deut.  i.  17. 
 
  Syn:  To  regard;  esteem;  honor;  revere;  venerate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Respect  \Re*spect"\,  n.  [L.  respectus:  cf  F.  respect.  See 
  {Respect},  v.,  and  cf  {Respite}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  noticing  with  attention;  the  giving  particular 
  consideration  to  hence  care  caution. 
 
  But  he  it  well  did  ward  with  wise  respect. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  Esteem;  regard;  consideration;  honor. 
 
  Seen  without  awe,  and  served  without  respect. 
  --Prior. 
 
  The  same  men  treat  the  Lord's  Day  with  as  little 
  respect.  --R.  Nelson. 
 
  3.  pl  An  expression  of  respect  of  deference;  regards;  as  to 
  send  one's  respects  to  another. 
 
  4.  Reputation;  repute.  [Obs.] 
 
  Many  of  the  best  respect  in  Rome.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  Relation;  reference;  regard. 
 
  They  believed  but  one  Supreme  Deity,  which  with 
  respect  to  the  various  benefits  men  received  from 
  him  had  several  titles.  --Tillotson. 
 
  4.  Particular;  point  regarded;  point  of  view;  as  in  this 
  respect;  in  any  respect;  in  all  respects. 
 
  Everything  which  is  imperfect,  as  the  world  must  be 
  acknowledged  in  many  respects.  --Tillotson. 
 
  In  one  respect  I'll  be  thy  assistant.  --Shak. 
 
  7.  Consideration;  motive;  interest.  [Obs.]  ``Whatever  secret 
  respects  were  likely  to  move  them.''  --Hooker. 
 
  To  the  publik  good  Private  respects  must  yield. 
  --Milton. 
 
  {In  respect},  in  comparison.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  {In  respect  of}. 
  a  In  comparison  with  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  b  As  to  in  regard  to  [Archaic]  ``Monsters  in  respect 
  of  their  bodies.''  --Bp.  Wilkins.  ``In  respect  of 
  these  matters.''  --Jowett.  (Thucyd.) 
 
  {In,  or  With},  {respect  to},  in  relation  to  with  regard  to 
  as  respects.  --Tillotson. 
 
  {To  have  respect  of  persons},  to  regard  persons  with 
  partiality  or  undue  bias,  especially  on  account  of 
  friendship,  power,  wealth,  etc  ``It  is  not  good  to  have 
  respect  of  persons  in  judgment.''  --Prov.  xxiv.  23. 
 
  Syn:  Deference;  attention;  regard;  consideration;  estimation. 
  See  {Deference}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  respect 
  n  1:  (usually  preceded  by  `in')  a  detail  or  point;  "it  differs  in 
  that  respect"  [syn:  {regard}] 
  2:  the  condition  of  being  honored  (esteemed  or  respected  or 
  well  regarded);  "it  is  held  in  esteem";  "a  man  who  has 
  earned  high  regard"  [syn:  {esteem},  {regard}]  [ant:  {disesteem}] 
  3:  an  attitude  of  admiration  or  esteem;  "she  lost  all  respect 
  for  him"  [syn:  {esteem},  {regard}]  [ant:  {disrespect}] 
  4:  an  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"  [syn:  {deference}] 
  5:  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"  [syn:  {obedience}] 
  6:  a  feeling  of  friendship  and  esteem;  "she  mistook  his  manly 
  regard  for  love";  "he  inspires  respect"  [syn:  {regard}] 
  7:  courteous  regard  for  people's  feelings;  "in  deference  to 
  your  wishes";  "out  of  respect  for  his  privacy"  [syn:  {deference}, 
  {respectfulness}] 
  v  1:  regard  highly;  think  much  of  [syn:  {esteem},  {value},  {prize}, 
  {prise}]  [ant:  {disrespect},  {disrespect}] 
  2:  show  respect  towards;  "honor  your  parents!"  [syn:  {honor},  {honour}, 
  {abide  by},  {observe}]  [ant:  {disrespect}] 




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