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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Respect \Re*spect"\ (r?*sp?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
   Respected; p. pr. & vb. n. Respecting.] [L. respectare,
   v. intens. from respicere, respectum, to look back, respect;
   pref. re- re- + specere, spicere, to look, to view: cf. F.
   respecter. See Spy, and cf. Respite.]
   1. To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to
      regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care
      for; to heed.
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            Thou respectest not spilling Edward's blood. --Shak.
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            In orchards and gardens, we do not so much respect
            beauty as variety of ground for fruits, trees, and
            herbs.                                --Bacon.
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   2. To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor. "I do
      respect thee as my soul." --Shak.
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   3. To look toward; to front upon or toward. [Obs.]
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            Palladius adviseth the front of his house should so
            respect the ??uth.                    --Sir T.
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   4. To regard; to consider; to deem. [Obs.]
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            To whom my father gave this name of Gaspar,
            And as his own respected him to death. --B. Jonson.
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   5. To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as,
      the treaty particularly respects our commerce.
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   As respects, as regards; with regard to; as to. --Macaulay.

   To respect the person or To respect the persons, to favor
      a person, or persons on corrupt grounds; to show
      partiality. "Ye shall not respect persons in judgment."
      --Deut. i. 17.
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   Syn: To regard; esteem; honor; revere; venerate.
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