An example of respect is being quiet in a cathedral.
An example of respect is truly listening to someone speak.
An example of respect is walking around, rather than through, protected wilderness.
An example of respect is the feeling a student has about a great teacher.
All the other scholars respect her.
A leader held in the greatest respect.
In many respects this is an important decision.
I have great respect for your work.
To have respect for the feelings of others.
With respect to the problem.
Right in every respect.
He is an intellectual giant, and I have great respect for him.
Syngman Rhee kept imprisoned the Dowager Queen Yun Empress Sunjeong of the Korean Empire for fear of the respect the people held for her.
Respect for the law.
To have respect for a great artist.
To have the respect of one's sons.
They failed to respect the treaty they had signed, and invaded.
This year's model is superior to last year's in several respects.
She is an intellectual giant, and I respect her greatly.
As respects the rights of land owners, this law says nothing.
To respect others' privacy.
Pay one's respects.
- With respect to.
- In reference or relation to; concerning:.
- With reference to; as regards.
Origin of respect
- From Middle English regard from Old French from Latin respectus from past participle of respicere to look back at, regard re- re- specere to look at spek- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition