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    Definition
    (noun) (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    Synonyms : regard
    Example Sentence
    • it differs in that respect
    Definition
    (noun) the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    Synonyms : esteem , regard
    Example Sentence
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard
    Definition
    (noun) an attitude of admiration or esteem
    Synonyms : esteem , regard
    Example Sentence
    • she lost all respect for him
    Definition
    (noun) a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
    Synonyms : deference
    Example Sentence
    • his deference to her wishes was very flattering
    • be sure to give my respects to the dean
    Definition
    (noun) behavior intended to please your parents
    Synonyms : obedience
    Example Sentence
    • their children were never very strong on obedience
    • he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes
    Definition
    (noun) a feeling of friendship and esteem
    Synonyms : regard
    Example Sentence
    • she mistook his manly regard for love
    • he inspires respect
    Definition
    (noun) courteous regard for people's feelings
    Synonyms : deference , respectfulness
    Example Sentence
    • in deference to your wishes
    • out of respect for his privacy
    Definition
    (verb) regard highly; think much of
    Synonyms : esteem , prise , prize , value
    Example Sentence
    • I respect his judgement
    • We prize his creativity
    Definition
    (verb) show respect towards
    Synonyms : abide by , honor , honour , observe
    Example Sentence
    • honor your parents!
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