Definitions

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  • adjective Describing one considered to be deserving of respect, who is due special honor or appreciation.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of respect.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective receiving deferential regard

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Examples

  • It’s a good name, Mother, a name respected by everyone except those villagers, who don’t count anyway.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • It’s a good name, Mother, a name respected by everyone except those villagers, who don’t count anyway.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • It’s a good name, Mother, a name respected by everyone except those villagers, who don’t count anyway.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • It’s a good name, Mother, a name respected by everyone except those villagers, who don’t count anyway.

    Seeds of Yesterday

  • So well-respected is Bjoergen among her peers at the moment that Finland's Riitta-Liisa Roponen was shocked to learn that her ski time in the third leg was faster than Bjoergen's anchor leg.

    Norway's Bjoergen adds to bounty with cross-country relay gold

  • Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms.

    On Obama And Gun Control

  • The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, an organization dedicated to “ensuring that all members” of the Armed Forces have their religious rights respected, is calling on the Pentagon to cancel the controversial speech due to inflammatory remarks Graham has made in the past, like calling Islam a “wicked and evil religion”:

    Think Progress » Pentagon pressured to cancel event hosting anti-Muslim evangelist speaker.

  • Certainly one of the chief guarantees of freedom under any government, no matter how popular and respected, is the right of the citizens to keep and bear arms.

    On Obama And Gun Control

  • The Military Religious Freedom Foundation, an organization dedicated to “ensuring that all members” of the Armed Forces have their religious rights respected, is calling on the Pentagon to cancel the controversial speech due to inflammatory remarks Graham has made in the past, like calling Islam a “wicked and evil religion”:

    Think Progress » Pentagon pressured to cancel event hosting anti-Muslim evangelist speaker.

  • That argument may have been stronger when good new authors could usually take for granted that they would get reviews in respected newspapers.

    2009 June 16 « One-Minute Book Reviews

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