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Meaning of respect

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs
           in that respect" [syn: {respect}, {regard}]
      2: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well
         regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high
         regard" [syn: {esteem}, {regard}, {respect}] [ant:
      3: an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect
         for him" [syn: {respect}, {esteem}, {regard}] [ant:
      4: a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard;
         "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure
         to give my respects to the dean" [syn: {deference},
      5: behavior intended to please your parents; "their children
         were never very strong on obedience"; "he went to law school
         out of respect for his father's wishes" [syn: {obedience},
      6: a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly
         regard for love"; "he inspires respect" [syn: {regard},
      7: courteous regard for people's feelings; "in deference to your
         wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy" [syn: {deference},
         {respect}, {respectfulness}]
      v 1: regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement";
           "We prize his creativity" [syn: {respect}, {esteem},
           {value}, {prize}, {prise}] [ant: {disesteem}, {disrespect}]
      2: show respect towards; "honor your parents!" [syn: {respect},
         {honor}, {honour}, {abide by}, {observe}] [ant: {disrespect}]

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