respectively Meaning, Definition & Usage
adverb in the order given
- the brothers were called Felix and Max, respectively
As relating to each; particularly; as each belongs to each; as each refers to each in order; as, let each man. respectivelyperform his duty
The impressions from the objects or the senses do mingle respectively every one with its kind. Bacon.
Relatively; not absolutely.Obs. Sir W. Raleigh.
Partially; with respect to private views.Obs.
With respect; regardfully. Obs. Shak.