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RESPECT', verb transitive [Latin respecto, or respectus, from respicio; re and specio, to view.]
1. To regard; to have regard to in design or purpose.
In orchards and gardens, we do not so much respect beauty, as variety of ground for fruits, trees and herbs.
2. To have regard to, in relation or connection; to relate to. The treaty particularly respects our commerce.
3. To view or consider with some degree of reverence; to esteem as possessed of real worth.
I always loved and respected Sir William.
4. To look towards.
Palladius adviseth the front of his house should so respect the south. [Not in use.]
To respect the person, to suffer the opinion or judgment to be influenced or biased by a regard to the outward circumstances of a person, to the prejudice of right and equity.
Thou shalt not respect the person of the poor. Leviticus 19:15.
Neither doth God respect any person. 2 Samuel 14:14.
RESPECT', noun [Latin respectus.]
1. Regard; attention.
2. That estimation or honor in which men hold the distinguished worth or substantial good qualities of others. It expresses less than reverence and veneration, which regard elders and superiors; whereas respect may regard juniors and inferiors.
RESPECT regards the qualities of the mind, or the actions which characterize those qualities.
Seen without awe, and serv'd without respect
3. That deportment or course of action which proceeds from esteem; regard; due attention; as, to treat a person with respect
These same men treat the sabbath with little respect
4. Good will; favor.
The Lord had respect to Abel and his offering. Genesis 4:4.
6. Respected character; as persons of the best respect in Rome.
7. Consideration; motive in reference to something.
Whatever secret respects were likely to move them -
8. Relation; regard; reference; followed by of, but more properly by to.
They believed but one Supreme Deity, which, with respect to the benefits men received from him, had several titles.
God does not have
Deuteronomy 10:17; 2 Chronicles 19:7; Job 31:13-15; Job 34:19; Acts 10:34; Acts 15:9; Romans 2:11-12; Romans 10:12; Ephesians 6:8-9; Colossians 3:25; 1 Peter 1:17
God, Judge, and His Justice; Justice
RESPECTABIL'ITY, noun State or quality of being respectable; the state or qualities which deserve or command respect.
1. Possessing the worth or qualities which deserve or command respect; worth of esteem and honor; as a respectable citizen; respectable company.
No government, any more than an individual, will long be respected, without being truly respectable
2. In popular language, this word is much used to express what is moderate in degree of excellence on in number, but not despicable. We say, a respectable discourse or performance, a respectable audience, a respectable number of citizens convened.
RESPECT'ABLENESS, noun Respectability.
1. With respect; more generally, in a manner to merit respect.
2. Moderately, but in a manner not to be despised.
RESPECT'ED, participle passive Held in honorable estimation.
RESPECT'ER, noun One that respects; chiefly used in the phrase, respecter of persons, which signifies a person who regards the external circumstances of others in his judgment, and suffers his opinion to be biased by them, to the prejudice of candor, justice and equity.
I perceive that God is no respecter of persons. Acts 10:34.
RESPECT'FUL, adjective Marked or characterized by respect; as respectful deportment.
With humble joy and with respectful fear.
RESPECT'FULLY, adverb With respect; in a manner comporting with due estimation.
RESPECT'FULNESS, noun The quality of being respectful.
RESPECT'ING, participle present tense Regarding; having regard to; relating to. This word, like concerning, has reference to a single word or to a sentence. In the sentence, 'his conduct respecting us is commendable, ' respecting has reference to conduct. But when we say, 'respecting a further appropriation of money, it is to be observed, that the resources of the country are inadequate, ' respecting has reference to the whole subsequent clause or sentence.
1. Relative; having relation to something else; not absolute; as the respective connections of society.
2. Particular; relating to a particular person or thing. Let each man retire to his respective place of abode. The officers were found in their respective quarters; they appeared at the head of their respective regiments. Let each give according to his respective proportion.
3. Worthy of respect. [Not in use.]
4. Careful; circumspect; cautious; attentive to consequences; as respective and wary men. [Not in use.]
1. As relating to each; particularly; as each belongs to each. Let each man respectively perform his duty.
The impressions from the objects of the senses do mingle respectively every one with its kind.
2. Relatively; not absolutely.
3. Partially; with respect to private views. obsolete
4. With respect. obsolete
RESPECT'LESS, adjective Having no respect; without regard; without reference. [Little used.]
RESPECT'LESSNESS, noun The state of having no respect or regard; regardlessness. [Little used.]