1. [Noun]: 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"

2. [Noun]: (usually preceded by `in'') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect"

3. [Noun]: a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"

4. [Noun]: 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"

5. [Noun]: courteous regard for people''s feelings; "in deference to your wishes"; "out of respect for his privacy"

6. [Noun]: an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"

7. [Noun]: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"

8. [Verb]: regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"

9. [Verb]: show respect towards; "honor your parents!"

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