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Respect \Re*spect"\ (r?*sp?kt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Respected; p. pr. & vb. n. Respecting.] [L. respectare, v. intens. from respicere, respectum, to look back, respect; pref. re- re- + specere, spicere, to look, to view: cf. F. respecter. See Spy, and cf. Respite.] 1. To take notice of; to regard with special attention; to regard as worthy of special consideration; hence, to care for; to heed. [1913 Webster] Thou respectest not spilling Edward's blood. --Shak. [1913 Webster] In orchards and gardens, we do not so much respect beauty as variety of ground for fruits, trees, and herbs. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To consider worthy of esteem; to regard with honor. "I do respect thee as my soul." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To look toward; to front upon or toward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Palladius adviseth the front of his house should so respect the ??uth. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 4. To regard; to consider; to deem. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To whom my father gave this name of Gaspar, And as his own respected him to death. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 5. To have regard to; to have reference to; to relate to; as, the treaty particularly respects our commerce. [1913 Webster] As respects, as regards; with regard to; as to. --Macaulay. To respect the person or To respect the persons, to favor a person, or persons on corrupt grounds; to show partiality. "Ye shall not respect persons in judgment." --Deut. i. 17. [1913 Webster] Syn: To regard; esteem; honor; revere; venerate. [1913 Webster]