Respect is a way of treating or thinking about something or someone. If you respect your teacher, you admire her and treat her well.


With regard or relation to; regarding; concerning; as, respecting his conduct there is but one opinion.

p. pr. & vb. n.
of Respect

With regard or relation to; regarding; concerning; as, respecting his conduct there is but one opinion.


Re*spect"ing, prep. With regard or relation to; regarding; concerning; as, respecting his conduct there is but one opinion.

With regard or relation to; regarding; concerning; as, respecting his conduct there is but one opinion.


Usage Examples

It remains to consider what attitude thoughtful men and Christian believers should take respecting them, and how they stand related to beliefs of another order.

I want to work on respecting individuals' dignity. Equal rights, that's where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that's what we need.

A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.

A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others.

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.

I have a long-standing history of respecting artists' wishes.

My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger.

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Other Usage Examples

Broadcasters or politicians or writers who think that they are respecting Struggle Street, the battlers, by dumbing things down into one-line sound bites are not respecting them, they are treating them with contempt. It's our job above all in politics to tackle the big issues and to explain them.

Intolerance respecting other people's religion is toleration itself in comparison with intolerance respecting other people's art.

I have nothing against respecting people who lived before, but we have no responsibility toward them.

But it's important, while we are supporting lessons in respecting others, to remember that many of our youngest kids need to learn to respect themselves. You learn your worth from the way you are treated.

I went from not knowing anything to becoming really curious and wanting to know and respecting people in the industry, realizing how hard they work. I will always be thankful for 'Top Model' for that.

Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured.

Respecting other people's cultures is well and good, but I draw the line at where some branches of Islam, what they do to women. It's indefensible.


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