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ri spekts

  • n  (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem
    he paid his respects to the mayor
  • 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
    be sure to give my respects to the dean
  • 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

  • Paying Respects During Eid al-Fitr, Muslim families from the village of Racak, Kosovo, pay their respects at the graves of relatives killed by Serbian forces in the 1999 war.
  • LYING IN STATE: From left, civil rights leaders Abernathy, Bernard Lee and Young pay respects to their comrade King.
  • But Salk's career stands out in at least two respects: the sheer speed with which he outraced all the other tortoises in the field and the honors he did not receive for doing so.
News & Articles

  • Pierce Brothers Westwood Memorial Park: Pay Your Respects To Many Hollywood Greats
    A visit to a cemetery may seem a bit dark, but it can actually be a very beautiful and peaceful way to pay your respects to anyone that has meant a lot to you over the years. Try visiting this cemetery to honor the many famous names buried here.
    June 21, 2013 - CBS 2 Los Angeles
  • Children pay respects to a fallen soldier
    Children pay respects to a fallen soldier Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 1:39 pm, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 People, including students from Pine Hills Elementary School, are lining up on the streets of town to pay their respects to Lt. Col. Todd Clark, the Army soldier who was killed ...
    June 18, 2013 - Albany Times Union
  • Students pay respects to fallen soldier
    Students pay respects to fallen soldier Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 5:04 pm, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Three minutes after a police car and a group of motorcyclists from the Patriot Guard Riders led the procession past the school, the motorcade passed and the students filed back ...
    June 18, 2013 - Albany Times Union
Quotes

  • Condoleezza Rice in International Herald Tribune
    Hours after Musharraf announced his resignation to avoid impeachment at the hands of his political enemies, Rice said, "The United States supported the transition to democratic government in Pakistan and respects the results of the election."

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