English - Vietnamese Dictionary
respect /ris'pekt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự tôn trọng, sự kính trọng
- to have respect for somebody: tôn trọng người nào
- (số nhiều) lời kính thăm
- give my respects to your uncle: cho tôi gửi lời kính thăm chú anh
- to go to pay one's respects to: đến chào (ai)
- sự lưu tâm, sự chú ý
- to do something without respect to the consequences: làm việc gì mà không chú ý đến hậu quả
- mối quan hệ, mối liên quan
- with respect to; in respect of: về, đối với (vấn đề gì, ai...)
- điểm; phương diện
- in every respect; in all respects: mọi phương diện
- ngoại động từ
- tôn trọng, kính trọng
- to be respected by all: được mọi người kính trọng
- to respect the law: tôn trọng luật pháp
- to respect oneself: sự trọng
+(usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
+the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
+an attitude of admiration or esteem
+a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
+behavior intended to please your parents
+a feeling of friendship and esteem
+courteous regard for people's feelings
+regard highly; think much of
+show respect towards
Advanced English Dictionary
1 regard, consideration, admiration, esteem, (high) opinion, appreciation:
We have great respect for Samuel Simpson, our president.
2 regard, consideration, courtesy, politeness, civility, attentiveness, thoughtfulness, etiquette, deference, reverence, veneration:
Few treat Alastair with the respect he deserves.
3 reference, relation, connection, comparison, regard, bearing:
What are they planning to do with respect to the flooding?
4 detail, point, element, aspect, characteristic, feature, quality, trait, particular, matter, attribute, property:
Describe the respects in which the War of American Independence and the French Revolution were similar
5 respects. regards, good or best wishes, greetings, compliments, Formal salutations, Formal or archaic devoirs:
I went to pay my respects to my aunt on her 90th birthday.
6 consider, admire, esteem, honour, appreciate, value, defer to, pay homage to, think highly or well of, look up to, revere, reverence, venerate:
I am not sure that I like Mrs Horne, but I certainly respect her for what she has done for the poor
7 heed, obey, show consideration or regard for, pay attention to, attend to, be considerate or polite or courteous to, defer to:
Children are no longer taught to respect their elders.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [U, sing.] ~ (for sb/sth) a feeling of admiration for sb/sth because of their good qualities or achievements: I have the greatest respect for your brother. + A two-minute silence was held as a mark of respect. + A deep mutual respect and understanding developed between them.
See also - SELF-RESPECT
2 [U, sing.] ~ (for sb/sth) polite behaviour towards or care for sb/sth that you think is important: to show a lack of respect for authority + He has no respect for her feelings. + Everyone has a right to be treated with respect. + They instilled in their children a respect for Welsh tradition and culture.
3 [C] a particular aspect or detail of sth: In this respect we are very fortunate. + There was one respect, however, in which they differed. + in all / some / many respects
Idioms: in respect of sth (formal or business)
1 concerning: A writ was served on the firm in respect of their unpaid bill.
2 in payment for sth: money received in respect of overtime worked
with all due respect (formal) used before disagreeing with sb in order to seem polite: With respect, sir, I cannot agree.
with respect to sth (formal or business) concerning: The two groups were similar with respect to income and status.
more at DUE adj., PAY v.
+ verb [VN]
1 (not usually used in the progressive tenses) ~ sb/sth (for sth) to have a very good opinion of sb/sth; to admire sb/sth: I respect Jack's opinion on most subjects. + She had always been honest with me, and I respect her for that. + a much loved and highly respected teacher
2 to be careful about sth; to make sure you do not do sth that sb would consider to be wrong: to respect other people's property + She promised to respect our wishes. + He doesn't respect other people's right to privacy.
3 to agree not to break a law, principle, etc: The new leader has promised to respect the constitution.
considerable, deep, great | grudging | mutual
a relationship based on mutual respect
VERB + RESPECT
feel, have, hold sb in
She held him in considerable respect.
| command, earn (sb), gain (sb), get, inspire, win (sb)
a society in which age commands great respect
He felt a grudging respect for her talents as an organizer.
2 polite behaviour/consideration/care
great, utmost | due, proper
the respect due to his great age
VERB + RESPECT
accord sb/sth, pay (sb/sth), show (sb/sth), treat sb/sth with
the respect accorded to her memory He treats his grandparents with great respect.
out of ~
We observed a minute's silence out of respect for the disaster victims.
| with ~
With all due respect, I think you've misunderstood what he said. The chainsaw is a dangerous tool?it should be used with respect.
a lack of respect
to show a lack of respect for authority
| a mark/sign/token of respect
certain | different | crucial, important, significant | material
VERB + RESPECT
There was one respect, however, in which they differed.
| be alike in, be identical in, be similar in, resemble sth in
in … ~ (s)
The report is accurate in all material respects.
| in ~ of
(= concerning)A writ was served on the firm in respect of their unpaid bill.
| with ~ to
(= concerning)The two groups were similar with respect to income and status.
in all/many/some respects
In many respects she is like her mother.
| in every/this respect
The marriage was a disaster in every respect. verb
1 admire sb/sth
deeply, greatly, really, very much
She is widely respected as a politician.
She was much respected for her knowledge of herbs.
be highly/much/well respected
a highly respected doctor
| be internationally/universally/widely respected
WWF is internationally respected for its conservation work.
2 pay attention to sth
VERB + RESPECT
promise to, undertake to
The government has promised to respect human rights.
| fail to
Her daughters failed to respect her last wishes.
a duty to respect sth, failure to respect sth
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