Definitions For Respect


  • Behavior intended to please your parents
  • A courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
  • Courteous regard for people's feelings
  • (usually preceded by in') a detail or point
  • An attitude of admiration or esteem
  • A feeling of friendship and esteem
  • The condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
  • A feeling of admiring someone or something that is good, valuable, important, etc.
  • A feeling or understanding that someone or something is important, serious, etc., and should be treated in an appropriate way
  • A particular way of thinking about or looking at something


  • Regard highly; think much of
  • Show respect towards
  • To feel admiration for (someone or something) : to regard (someone or something) as being worthy of admiration because of good qualities
  • To act in a way which shows that you are aware of (someone's rights, wishes, etc.)
  • To treat or deal with (something that is good or valuable) in a proper way

Is Respect a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Respect is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Respect in a Sentence

  • He has earned their respect.
  • The soldier saluted as a sign of respect.
  • Despite our differences, I have enormous respect for him.
  • The students respect the principal for his honesty.
  • I respect what she has accomplished.
  • You must learn to respect other people's property.

Synonyms for Respect

Antonyms for Respect

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