aspect vs respect : Common Errors in English

About aspect vs respect

When used to refer to different elements of or perspectives on a thingor idea, these words are closely related, but not interchangeable. It’s“in all respects,” not “in all aspects.” Similarly, one can say “insome respects” but not “in some aspects.” One says “in this respect,”not “in this aspect.” One looks at all “aspects” of an issue, not atall “respects.”

aspect Meaning(s)

  • (n) the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb
  • (n) the feelings expressed on a person's face
  • (n) a distinct feature or element in a problem
  • (n) a characteristic to be considered
  • (n) the visual percept of a region

respect Meaning(s)

  • (n) (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
  • (n) the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
  • (n) an attitude of admiration or esteem
  • (n) a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
  • (n) behavior intended to please your parents
  • (n) a feeling of friendship and esteem
  • (n) courteous regard for people's feelings
  • (v) regard highly; think much of
  • (v) show respect towards

aspect in News

  1. Richard (RJ) Eskow: Fighting For Our Classrooms, and For the Human Beings Inside Them

    It seems as if same battle is being fought in every aspect of American society. On one side are the forces of egalitarianism, economic opportunity,...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Local artist refuses to stick to one art form - Thu, 13 Jun 2013 PST

    Chris Komski, 27, doesn’t care what he’s doing, as long as it has something to do with art. “In every aspect of my life, art is present. It’s figuring out the next problem, learning that next technique, chasing the ideas,” he said. “Art drives me to my next project, drops me off, and says, ‘I’ll see you next time.’ I just go where it takes me.”
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Spokesman-Review

  3. US Open Golf 2013 Weather: Complete Guide to Surviving the Rain at Merion

    The only aspect of golf this side of the Atlantic Ocean the United States Golf Association can’t control is the weather, and golf’s governing body is getting a stern reminder of that fact this week at the 2013 U.S. Open. Like a strong-willed woman, Mother Nature isn't going to yield her influence at host Merion Golf Club this week, and that's going to make the  156 men  competing this weekend ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

respect in News

  1. Respect, Reflect and Remember Day at Montvale's Fieldstone School

    Montvale - Fieldstone Middle School's, "Respect, Reflect and Remember Day" once again fulfilled its mission: to have students respect, understand and appreciate the challenges that the speakers have faced and how they have successfully met those challenges; to have students reflect on how the speakers' messages can impact their own lives, and have the students understand how they can positively ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Record

  2. Tom Brady Has "Respect" for Tim Tebow, Says "It's Been a Fun Couple of Days"

    It looks like Tom Brady has welcomed his latest teammate Tim Tebow with open arms. In an interview with ESPN, Brady admitted that he has "a lot of respect" for the newest...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: E! Online

  3. Road Respect Bike Rodeo

    Do your respect the road and those who share it? Police officer Lisa Pascadlo stopped by Good Day Utah along...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: FOX 13 Utah

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