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rɪˈspɛk tɪv lire·spec·tive·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respectively, severallyadverb

    in the order given

    "the brothers were called Felix and Max, respectively"


  1. respectivelyadverb

    In a relative manner; often used when comparing lists, where the term denotes that the items in the lists correspond to each other in the order they are given.

    Serena Williams and Roger Federer won the women's and men's singles titles, respectively, at the 2010 Australian Open.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Respectivelyadverb

    as relating to each; particularly; as each belongs to each; as each refers to each in order; as, let each man respectively perform his duty

  2. Respectivelyadverb

    relatively; not absolutely

  3. Respectivelyadverb

    partially; with respect to private views

  4. Respectivelyadverb

    with respect; regardfully

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'respectively' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3020

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'respectively' in Adverbs Frequency: #233

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of respectively in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of respectively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of respectively in a Sentence

  1. Terry McAuliffe:

    I just want to toast you, Mr. President, and say we want to work with you on those ideals that have instilled and brought all of us governors together. That we can respectively grow our states and grow our nation to be truly the great destiny that we are, so I’d like to offer a toast to the president of the United States of America.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Steve Bannon and Reince Preibus, then the White House chief strategist and chief of staff, respectively. Kushner’s role also tasked Trumpsaidto Kushner with executing Trump’s agenda. Trumpsaidto Kushner was a senior adviser on President Trump's campaign and reportedly worked closely with Steve Bannon, who would briefly become Steve Bannon and Reince Preibus. ( Reuters/Mike Segar) [ Kushner ] has been incredibly successful, in both business and now politics. He will be an invaluable member of my team as I set and execute an ambitious agenda, putting the American people first.

  3. Steve Salisbury:

    The genus name, Thapunngaka, incorporates thapun [ ta-boon ] and ngaka [ nga-ga ], the Wanamara words for' spear' and' mouth', respectively, the species name, shawi, honours the fossil's discoverer Len Shaw, so the name means' Shaw's spear mouth'.

  4. Kevin McAleenan:

    This stark and increasing shift to more vulnerable populations, combined with the overwhelming numbers, and inadequate capacity to detain families and children at ICE and Health and Human Services, respectively, is creating a humanitarian crisis.

  5. Tom Roseen:

    Interestingly, though, both investors types were net purchasers of municipal bond funds, injecting $877 million into conventional open-end funds and $314 million for ETFs, respectively.

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