- someone or something that is influenced by the social standing, importance, power, or any deterrent put forth by persons or things (used chiefly in negative constructions): Death is no respecter of wealth.
Origin of respecter
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Examples from the Web for respecter
It is the law of the land—the just, holy, beneficent law, which is no respecter of persons.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
And the Reader, who is no respecter of editors, might quarrel with it, for all we know.The Book of Khalid
For, as we remarked in discussing the Sophist, the dialectical method is no respecter of persons.Statesman
God is no respecter of persons; but in every nation, he that feareth him and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him.
Where is it declared that God, who is no respecter of persons, is a respecter of multitudes?America First
- a person who respects someone or something
- no respecter of persons a person whose attitude and behaviour is uninfluenced by consideration of another's rank, power, wealth, etc
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