respect : Idioms & Phrases
- as regards; with regard to; as to. Macaulay.
Private end or view; by-interest.Obs. Dryden.
In, ∨ With, respect to
- in relation to; with regard to; as respects. Tillotson.
- 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 that respect
adverb in that matter
there; on that point.
- I agree with you there
noun the act of expressing respect for someone who has died
- he paid his last respects by standing quietly at the graveside
noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
dignity; self-regard; self-worth.
- it was beneath his dignity to cheat
- showed his true dignity when under pressure
Respect for one's self; regard for one's character; laudable self-esteem.
adjective satellite having or showing self-esteem
title of respect
noun an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'
form of address; title.
- the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title
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.
To respect the person ∨ persons
- to favor a person, or persons on corrupt grounds; to show partiality. "Ye shall not respect persons in judgment." Deut. i. 17.