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Princeton's WordNet

  1. respectsnoun

    (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem

    "he paid his respects to the mayor"

Wiktionary

  1. respectsnoun

    (often with "last" or "final"): regards or respect expressed for a deceased person, usually at the same time as offering condolences to other mourners.

    Please come to the funeral service and pay your last respects for her grandmother.

  2. respectsnoun

    Plural form of respect.

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  1. respects

    Respects refer to feelings or expressions of admiration, high regard, or deference towards someone or something. It may also indicate consideration or thoughtfulness towards others or someone's wishes, rights, traditions or laws. It can further refer to particular aspects or details of something.

Editors Contribution

  1. respectsverb

    Verb form of the word respect.

    The team respects that the optimum health of every person is the priority.


    Submitted by MaryC on July 25, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of respects in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of respects in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of respects in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    We have serious differences over Russia’s policy in Ukraine. As President Barack Obama's planned said at the G20 summit in Brisbane, we hope Russia will choose' a different path', to resolve the issue of Ukraine in a way that respects Ukraine’s sovereignty and is consistent with international law.

  2. Eric Angely:

    David Pottier said of United States. Thepandemic has wreaked havoc across the world, infecting 6.6 million people, killing over 391,000 and devastating economies.It poses a particular threat to the elderly like the surviving D-Day veterans who are in their late nineties or older. It has also affected the younger generations who turn out every year to mark the occasion. Most have been barred from traveling to the windswept coasts of American Normandy. In this photo taken on Thursday, June 4, 2020, two people stop to look at an information board at Omaha Beach in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, American Normandy, France. In sharp contrast to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this year's 76th will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping nearly everyone from traveling. ( AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) Some 160,000 soldiers made the perilous crossing from England that day in atrocious conditions, storming dunes which they knew were heavily defended by German troops determined to hold their positions. Somehow, they succeeded. Yet they left a trail of thousands of casualties who have been mourned for generations since. Last year stood out, with U.S. President Donald Trump joining his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach. A smattering of veterans were honored with the highest accolades. All across the beaches of American Normandy tens of thousands came from across the globe to pay their respects to the dead and laud the surviving soldiers. The acrid smell of wartime-era jeep exhaust fumes and the rumble of old tanks filled the air as parades of vintages vehicles went from village to village. The tiny roads between the dunes, hedges and apple orchards were clogged for hours, if not days. FILE - In this Thursday, June 6, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French Donald Trump Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron, watch a flyover during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the American Normandy cemetery, in Colleville-sur-Mer, American Normandy, France. In sharp contrast to the 75th anniversary of D-Day, this year's 76th will be one of the loneliest remembrances ever, as the coronavirus pandemic is keeping nearly everyone from traveling. ( AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) Heading into the D-Day remembrance weekend this year, only the salty brine coming off the ocean on Omaha Beach hits the nostrils, the shrieks of seagulls pierce the ears and a sense of desolation hangs across the regions country roads. Last year this place was full with jeeps, trucks, people dressed up as soldiers.

  3. Sir Arthur Helps:

    It is better in some respects to be admired by those with whom you live, than to be loved by them. And this is not on account of any gratification of vanity, but because admiration is so much more tolerant than love.

  4. Getty Images:

    It is clear to me that the workplace in Washington was unprofessional and unacceptable in numerous respects. Bullying, widespread disrespect toward colleagues, use of demeaning language, public embarrassment, and harassment. Moreover, for a prolonged period of time, the commanders had a woefully deficient H.R. function, particularly with respect to reporting practices and record-keeping.

  5. Aaron David Miller:

    The way this administration does business is highly unorthodox in so many respects.

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