respectnounuk /rɪˈspekt/ us /rɪˈspekt/
respect noun (ADMIRATION)
respect noun (HONOUR)
- 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.
You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:
respect noun (FEATURE)
- 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)
- be spoilt for choice idiom
- do as you would be done by idiom
- do sb proud idiom
- make much/a lot of sb idiom
- pander to sb/sth
- see sb right idiom
- spoil sb rotten idiom
- wrap sb (up) in cotton wool idiom