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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Respect \Re*spect"\, n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See
   Respect, v., and cf. Respite.]
   1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular
      consideration to; hence, care; caution.
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            But he it well did ward with wise respect.
                                                  --Spenser.
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   2. Esteem; regard; consideration; honor.
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            Seen without awe, and served without respect.
                                                  --Prior.
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            The same men treat the Lord's Day with as little
            respect.                              --R. Nelson.
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   3. pl. An expression of respect of deference; regards; as, to
      send one's respects to another.
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   4. Reputation; repute. [Obs.]
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            Many of the best respect in Rome.     --Shak.
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   5. Relation; reference; regard.
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            They believed but one Supreme Deity, which, with
            respect to the various benefits men received from
            him, had several titles.              --Tillotson.
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   4. Particular; point regarded; point of view; as, in this
      respect; in any respect; in all respects.
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            Everything which is imperfect, as the world must be
            acknowledged in many respects.        --Tillotson.
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            In one respect I'll be thy assistant. --Shak.
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   7. Consideration; motive; interest. [Obs.] "Whatever secret
      respects were likely to move them." --Hooker.
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            To the publik good
            Private respects must yield.          --Milton.
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   In respect, in comparison. [Obs.] --Shak.

   In respect of.
      (a) In comparison with. [Obs.] --Shak.
      (b) As to; in regard to. [Archaic] "Monsters in respect of
          their bodies." --Bp. Wilkins. "In respect of these
          matters." --Jowett. (Thucyd.)

   In respect to, or With respect to, in relation to; with
      regard to; as respects. --Tillotson.

   To have respect of persons, to regard persons with
      partiality or undue bias, especially on account of
      friendship, power, wealth, etc. "It is not good to have
      respect of persons in judgment." --Prov. xxiv. 23.
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   Syn: Deference; attention; regard; consideration; estimation.
        See Deference.
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