respect

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
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v. t. heed, regard; relate to, refer to. —n. esteem; feature, particular; (pl.) compliments. See respect, relation, courtesy.
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High esteem
Nouns
1. respect, regard, consideration, courtesy, attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, estimation, veneration, admiration; approbation, devotion, homage. See worship, obedience.
2. homage, fealty, obeisance, genuflection, genuflexion, kneeling, prostration, obsequiousness, salaam, kowtow, bow, salute. See religion.
3. respects, regards (see courtesy); duty, devoirs; feather in one's cap.
Verbs
1. respect, regard, admire, consider; think a great deal, a lot, or much of, revere, reverence, hold in reverence, honor, venerate, esteem, think much of, look up to, defer to, pay attention to, do honor, hail, salute, pay tribute to, take one's hat off to; kneel to, bow to, bend the knee to, prostrate oneself, worship.
2. command or inspire respect; awe, overawe; dazzle; impress.
Adjectives
1. respectful, deferential, decorous; reverent, reverential, worshipful, obsequious, ceremonious.
2. respected, respectable, worthy, estimable, in high esteem, on a pedestal, time-honored, venerable, emeritus; creditable.
Adverbs — deferentially, etc.; with due respect, in honor (of), in homage (to).
Phrases — a prophet is not without honor save in his own country.
Quotations — God is no respecter of persons (Bible), We must never forget that the only real source of power that we as judges can tap is the respect of the people (Thurgood Marshall), He that will have his son have respect for him and his orders, must himself have a great reverence for his son ( John Locke), We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart (H. L. Mencken), A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present? (Confucius).
Antonyms, see disrespect.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. esteem, honor, regard, deference; see admiration , honor 1 , reverence 1 .
in all respects,
Syn. entirely, outright, wholly, thoroughly, altogether, totally, utterly, at all points, in every respect, on all counts, quite, throughout; see also completely .
pay one's respects,
Syn. wait upon, show regard, be polite; see visit 4 .
with respect to,
Syn. concerning, in reference to, in regard to, in respect of; see about 2 , regarding , respecting .
v.
1. [To esteem]
Syn. regard, value, look up to; see admire 1 .
2. [To treat with consideration]
Syn. heed, appreciate, consider, note, recognize, defer to, show consideration for, show regard for, do honor to, be kind to, show courtesy to, spare, take into account, attend, uphold, refrain from intruding upon; see also regard 1 .
Ant. ridicule*, mock, scorn.
See Synonym Study at regard .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
1. regard honor, esteem, deference, admiration, reverence, consideration, fear, veneration, awe, appreciation.
2. point detail, sense, aspect, way, regard.
3. reference relation.
ANT.: 1. disrespect, disregard, contempt
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v.
1. regard highly honor, esteem, defer to, idolize, admire, revere, look up to, fear, venerate, view with awe, appreciate.
2. obey comply.
ANT.: 1. disrespect, *dis
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To have a high opinion of: admire, con-1 sider, esteem, honor, regard, value. Idioms: look up to, think highly (or much or well) of. See PRAISE. 2. To recognize the worth, quality, importance, or magnitude of: appreciate, cherish, esteem, prize1, treasure, value. Idiom: set store by. See PRAISE. II noun 1. A feeling of deference, approval, and liking: account, admiration, appreciation, consideration, esteem, estimation, favor, honor, regard. See RESPECT. 2. A person's high standing among others: dignity, good name, good report, honor, prestige, reputation, repute, status. See RESPECT. 3. Friendly greetings. Used in plural: best, regard (used in plural). See GREETING. 4. The particular angle from which something is considered: angle2, aspect, facet, frame of reference, hand, light1, phase, regard, side. See PERSPECTIVE.

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