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Definition of "respects" []

  • An expression of esteem or regard (esp in the phrase pay one's respects)
  • Plural form of respect. (noun)

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

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