Definition for respecting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of respect
Related formsqua·si-re·spect·ed, adjectiveun·der·re·spect·ed, adjectiveun·re·spect·ed, adjectivewell-re·spect·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for respecting
That being a gentleman and respecting women is a sign of being a failure.
There needs to be freedom while respecting the freedoms of others.Julian Casablancas Enters the Void: On the Strokes’ Friction, Why He Left NYC, and Starting Over|Marlow Stern|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Respecting release dates has gotten more problematic, of course, with the advent of PDFs, she added.The Strange Leak of the New Exposé ‘Clinton, Inc.’|Lloyd Grove|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It comes from respecting that you are in a partnership and that also you are an individual as well.
Kevin Fallon on whether the VMAs can strike a balance between courting One Direction fans and respecting the Nirvana nostalgics.VMAs 2013: MTV’s Awards Show, Once Crazy, Is Getting Old|Kevin Fallon|August 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He renewed his father's edicts relating to the Inquisition, and in the following year confirmed the "placard" respecting heresy.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
The prediction of Orazio respecting the steps that would be taken by the Papal Government fulfilled itself exactly.Rule of the Monk|Giuseppe Garibaldi
They were priests, and probably donors—two reasons for respecting them.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
M. Pollen gives several other particulars of these Lemurs, and of the curious notions of the Malagasy respecting them.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes
I wish to admit everything that has been said respecting me from this witness chair.The Debs Decision|Scott Nearing
British Dictionary definitions for respecting (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for respecting (2 of 2)
Word Origin for respect
Idioms and Phrases with respecting
see in regard (respect) to; pay a call (one's respects); with all due respect.