verb (used with object)
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Idioms for respect
- to visit in order to welcome, greet, etc.: We paid our respects to the new neighbors.
- to express one's sympathy, especially to survivors following a death: We paid our respects to the family.
Origin of respect
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OTHER WORDS FROM respectqua·si-re·spect·ed, adjectiveun·der·re·spect·ed, adjectiveun·re·spect·ed, adjectivewell-re·spect·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for respected
These photographers are respected, indeed, but that is not in and of itself enough to provide insight about the city.
That is something all its previous owners and publishers understood and respected.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Emily Kinney told me that Beth and Dawn understood and respected each other on a certain level.‘Walking Dead’ Showrunner Scott Gimple Teases ‘Darker, Weirder’ Times Ahead|Melissa Leon|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I knew that he respected my ideas beyond measure, but I definitely was behind the scenes more,” Kalman writes in a later email.
Evidence of the interest of this respected figure propelled Vieira on his quest.
There is a peaceful company among these hills, respected by all who conceive them aright.Slain By The Doones|R. D. Blackmore
The resident priest treated us with the greatest hospitality, and was respected and beloved by all who knew him.
He was admired and respected by his brother officers and by the commanders under whom he had served, and he was loved by his men.Pioneers of the Old Southwest|Constance Lindsay Skinner
There was a touch of fire to her independence, a chip on the shoulder of her pride the three partners recognized and respected.Rimrock Trail|J. Allan Dunn
Neither your position as a stranger nor mine as your friend was respected.The Span o' Life|William McLennan
British Dictionary definitions for respected
Word Origin for respect
Idioms and Phrases with respected
see in regard (respect) to; pay a call (one's respects); with all due respect.