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  • noun Plural form of respect.
  • noun : regards or respect expressed for a deceased person, usually at the same time as offering condolences to other mourners.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of respect.

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

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Examples

  • The “Jesus” to whom the Moslems pay their respects is a wholly imaginary construct, having little in common with the Gospel Jesus except his name.

    Mohammed’s “Jesus”

  • The “Jesus” to whom the Moslems pay their respects is a wholly imaginary construct, having little in common with the Gospel Jesus except his name.

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  • In certain respects, the public figure that Simmons most clearly resembles is the early David Letterman, although Letterman has never tried to seem like an average guy.

    The Enthusiast

  • Religious titles, institutional limitations, ecclesiastical authorities no longer fit this congregation, which in most respects is Post-Christian.

    Transparency, Creativity, and Heresy

  • Seriously, these quips about Woodrow Wilson and how his well-documented authoritarian tendencies are somehow the collective responsibility of self-identified modern progressives (a different animal in many respects from the Progressivism of TR and Wilson) or those on the left side of the political spectrum mystify me.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » One Thing We Know About Elena Kagan’s Views on Particular Free Speech Cases

  • And, Jason, let me begin in the northern city of Monterey, which, in some respects, is booming, auto parts factories there rebounding this year after a dismal 2009.

    Mexico's Drug War On Both Sides Of The Border

  • In certain respects, the public figure that Simmons most clearly resembles is the early David Letterman, although Letterman has never tried to seem like an average guy.

    The Enthusiast

  • She said “they seem to have gone backwards” in some respects from a period when J.C. Watts was in congress.

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  • In certain respects, the public figure that Simmons most clearly resembles is the early David Letterman, although Letterman has never tried to seem like an average guy.

    The Enthusiast

  • And, Jason, let me begin in the northern city of Monterey, which, in some respects, is booming, auto parts factories there rebounding this year after a dismal 2009.

    Mexico's Drug War On Both Sides Of The Border

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