Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • preposition With respect to; concerning.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Considering.
  • Regarding; in regard to; relating to.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • preposition With regard or relation to; regarding; concerning.

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  • verb Present participle of respect.

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Examples

  • Hamas, he sadly claimed, had "fallen into the quagmire of surrender," and the leadership had "sold out" to the king: "The leadership of Hamas has committed an aggression against the rights of the Islamic nation by accepting what it called respecting international agreements [a code word for the Oslo process]."

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  • Should Wilson, the GOP, or You choose to not apologize for the on-going behavior then we who believe in respecting the laws and rules of the functioning of our government will not move on either.

    Let's move past Wilson's outburst, Cantor says

  • If you believe in respecting people nregardless of color, religion, race, social-economic conditions, etc., then you have to respect people who believe in Christianity as well, and not stereotype them so easily.

    War Criminal or Hero? « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Qatar Christians celebrate consecration of new church: Qatar making progress in respecting freedom of religion.

    Persecution Journal: July 16, 2009

  • A few dollars for quality and respecting is no hassle for those who routinely spend hundreds of dollars a month on computer/internet related tech/services.

    Complete Piracy at Last « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • However, I believe in respecting the animals on this planet.

    Bears Don't Play Hockey

  • Qatar Christians celebrate consecration of new church: Qatar making progress in respecting freedom of religion.

    Justin Long

  • However, I believe in respecting the animals on this planet.

    Bears Don't Play Hockey

  • Qatar Christians celebrate consecration of new church: Qatar making progress in respecting freedom of religion.

    2009 July

  • But conservatives are people who believe in respecting and preserving existing institutions.

    2008 April : Law is Cool

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