respect noun (ADMIRATION)
I have great/the greatest respect for his ideas, although I don't agree with them. 我非常尊重他的想法，不過我並不贊同這些想法。
She is a formidable figure who commands a great deal of respect (= who is greatly admired by others). 她是個令人敬畏的人，贏得了大家的無限敬重。
respect noun (HONOUR)
In their senseless killing of innocent people, the terrorists have shown their lack of respect for human life. 恐怖分子無謂濫殺無辜，暴露出他們草菅人命的本質。
sb's respects formal
- These days it goes against the grain to show respect for authority.
- Certainly in our society teachers don't enjoy the respect that is accorded to doctors and lawyers.
- Children need to be taught to have respect for other people's property.
- He has no respect for authority whatsoever.
- You should show your parents more respect.
respect noun (FEATURE)
This proposal differs from the last one in many important respects/one important respect. 本提案在很多重要的方面／在一個重要的方面與上一提案不同。
- The new version is worse in every respect - I much preferred the original.
- It is arguable that the government has failed in this respect.
- His theory is deficient in several respects.
- It's essentially a dictionary but it differs in one or two respects.
- While I accept that he's not perfect in many respects, I do actually quite like the man.
respectverb [ T ]uk /rɪˈspekt/ us /rɪˈspekt/
respect verb [ T ] (ADMIRE)
- It was a sane decision and one we all respected.
- All non-violent religious and political beliefs should be respected equally.
- Visitors are asked to respect the rules of the organization.
- We must respect the rights of sovereign nations to conduct their own affairs.
- David was brought up to respect authority.
respect verb [ T ] (HONOUR)
to respect someone's feelings 尊重別人的感情