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Synonyms for respect

Synonyms for (noun) respect

Synonyms: respect, obedience Definition: behavior intended to please your parents Usage: their children were never very strong on obedience; he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes

Similar words: filial duty Definition: duty of a child to its parents

Synonyms: deference, respect Definition: a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard Usage: his deference to her wishes was very flattering; be sure to give my respects to the dean

Similar words: civility, politeness Definition: the act of showing regard for others

Synonyms: deference, respect, respectfulness Definition: courteous regard for people's feelings Usage: in deference to your wishes; out of respect for his privacy

Similar words: good manners, courtesy Definition: a courteous manner

Synonyms: regard, respect Definition: (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point Usage: it differs in that respect

Similar words: point, detail, item Definition: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole Usage: several of the details are similar; a point of information

Synonyms: esteem, regard, respect Definition: an attitude of admiration or esteem Usage: she lost all respect for him

Similar words: attitude, mental attitude Definition: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways Usage: he had the attitude that work was fun

Synonyms: respect, regard Definition: a feeling of friendship and esteem Usage: she mistook his manly regard for love; he inspires respect

Similar words: philia, tenderness, heart, fondness, affection, affectionateness, warmheartedness, warmness Definition: a positive feeling of liking Usage: he had trouble expressing the affection he felt; the child won everyone's heart; the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

Synonyms: esteem, regard, respect Definition: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded) Usage: it is held in esteem; a man who has earned high regard

Similar words: laurels, honor, honour Definition: the state of being honored

Synonyms for (verb) respect

Synonyms: value, esteem, prise, prize, respect Definition: regard highly; think much of Usage: I respect his judgement; We prize his creativity

Similar words: reckon, regard, consider, view, see Definition: deem to be Usage: She views this quite differently from me; I consider her to be shallow; I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do

Synonyms: respect, abide by, honor, honour, observe Definition: show respect towards Usage: honor your parents!

Similar words: accept Definition: consider or hold as true Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument