Synonyms for (noun) respect

respect, obedience

behavior intended to please your parents

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

LESS SPECIFIC: filial duty


deference, respect

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

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

LESS SPECIFIC: civility, politeness


deference, respect, respectfulness

courteous regard for people's feelings

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

LESS SPECIFIC: good manners, courtesy


regard, respect

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

it differs in that respect

LESS SPECIFIC: point, detail, item


esteem, regard, respect

an attitude of admiration or esteem

she lost all respect for him

LESS SPECIFIC: attitude, mental attitude


respect, regard

a feeling of friendship and esteem

she mistook his manly regard for love; he inspires respect


esteem, regard, respect

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

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

LESS SPECIFIC: laurels, honor, honour

Synonyms for (verb) respect

value, esteem, prise, prize, respect

regard highly; think much of

I respect his judgement; We prize his creativity

LESS SPECIFIC: reckon, regard, consider, view, see


respect, abide by, honor, honour, observe

show respect towards

honor your parents!

LESS SPECIFIC: accept