Synonyms of respect
1 think highly of • I want him to respect me as a career woman.
think highly of
value • Do you value your best friend enough?
regard • I regard creativity as both a gift and a skill.
honour • Honour your parents, that's what the Bible says.
recognize • He had the insight to recognize their talents.
appreciate • Anyone can appreciate our music.
admire • He admired the way she had coped with life.
esteem • a scholar whom he highly esteemed
adore • She adored her parents and would do anything to please them.
revere • Those who support him revere him.
reverence • Some men even seem to reverence them.
look up to
venerate • My father venerated General Eisenhower.
set store by
have a good or high opinion of
2 show consideration for • Trying to respect her wishes, I said I'd leave.
show consideration for
notice • People should not hesitate to contact the police if they notice anything suspicious.
honour • He had failed to honour his word.
observe • In 1664 Hooke observed a reddish spot on the surface of the planet.
pay attention to
3 abide byDictionary • It's about time they respected the law.
follow • Take care to follow the instructions.
observe • Forcing motorists to observe speed restrictions is difficult.
obey • Most people obey the law.
heed • Few at the conference in London last week heeded his warning.
adhere to • All members adhere to a strict code of practice.
1 regardDictionary • I have tremendous respect for him.
regard • I have a very high regard for him and what he has achieved.
honour • One grand old English gentleman at least will be received with honour.
recognition • At last, her father's work has received popular recognition.
esteem • He is held in high esteem by his colleagues.
appreciation • He whistled in appreciation.
admiration • Her eyes widened with admiration.
reverence • in mutual support and reverence for the dead
estimation • He has gone down considerably in my estimation.
veneration • Churchill was held in veneration in his lifetime.
props (US, slang)
2 considerationDictionary • They should be treated with respect.
consideration • Show consideration for other rail travellers.
kindness • We have been treated with such kindness by everybody.
deference • Out of deference to his feelings, I refrained from commenting.
friendliness • She loves the friendliness of the people.
tact • Her tact and intuition never failed.
solicitude • He is full of tender solicitude towards my sister.
kindliness • His kindliness and warmth made him particularly effective with staff welfare.
3 particularDictionary • He's simply wonderful in every respect.
particular • The nurses at the admission desk asked for her particulars.
way • In some ways, we are better off than we were before.
point • The most interesting point about the village is its religion.
detail • I recall every detail of the party.
feature • The gardens are a special feature of this property.
aspect • Climate affects every aspect of our lives.
greetings • He visited the hospital to pay his respects to her.
PHRASE:▷ in respect of or with respect to
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• All members adhere to a strict code of practice.
admirationAdmiration is a feeling of great liking and respect for a person or thing.
• Her eyes widened with admiration.
• He admired the way she had coped with life.
Thesaurus for respect from the Collins English Thesaurus
an attitude of deference, admiration, or esteem; regard