Synonyms for respect

Synonyms for (noun) respect

Synonyms: respect, obedience

Definition: behavior intended to please your parents

Usage: their children were never very strong on obedience; he went to law school out of respect for his father's wishes

Similar words: filial duty

Definition: duty of a child to its parents


Synonyms: deference, respect

Definition: a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard

Usage: his deference to her wishes was very flattering; be sure to give my respects to the dean

Similar words: civility, politeness

Definition: the act of showing regard for others


Synonyms: deference, respect, respectfulness

Definition: courteous regard for people's feelings

Usage: in deference to your wishes; out of respect for his privacy

Similar words: good manners, courtesy

Definition: a courteous manner


Synonyms: regard, respect

Definition: (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point

Usage: it differs in that respect

Similar words: point, detail, item

Definition: an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole

Usage: several of the details are similar; a point of information


Synonyms: esteem, regard, respect

Definition: an attitude of admiration or esteem

Usage: she lost all respect for him

Similar words: attitude, mental attitude

Definition: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

Usage: he had the attitude that work was fun


Synonyms: respect, regard

Definition: a feeling of friendship and esteem

Usage: she mistook his manly regard for love; he inspires respect

Similar words: philia, tenderness, heart, fondness, affection, affectionateness, warmheartedness, warmness

Definition: a positive feeling of liking

Usage: he had trouble expressing the affection he felt; the child won everyone's heart; the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home


Synonyms: esteem, regard, respect

Definition: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)

Usage: it is held in esteem; a man who has earned high regard

Similar words: laurels, honor, honour

Definition: the state of being honored

Synonyms for (verb) respect

Synonyms: value, esteem, prise, prize, respect

Definition: regard highly; think much of

Usage: I respect his judgement; We prize his creativity

Similar words: reckon, regard, consider, view, see

Definition: deem to be

Usage: She views this quite differently from me; I consider her to be shallow; I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do


Synonyms: respect, abide by, honor, honour, observe

Definition: show respect towards

Usage: honor your parents!

Similar words: accept

Definition: consider or hold as true

Usage: I cannot accept the dogma of this church; accept an argument