Synonyms of respect in English:

respect


See definition of respect

noun

1‘the respect due to a great artist’

SYNONYMS
esteem, regard, high regard, high opinion, acclaim, admiration, approbation, approval, appreciation, estimation, favour, popularity, recognition, veneration, awe, reverence, deference, honour, praise, homage
ANTONYMS

contempt

2‘he speaks to the old lady with respect’

SYNONYMS
due regard, consideration, thoughtfulness, attentiveness, politeness, courtesy, civility, deference
ANTONYMS

disrespect

3respects‘it was normal to pay one's respects to the local military commander on arriving’

SYNONYMS
regards, kind regards, kindest regards, compliments, greetings, best wishes, good wishes, felicitations, salutations
archaic remembrances
archaic devoirs

4‘the report turned out to be accurate in every respect’

SYNONYMS
aspect, regard, facet, feature, way, sense, characteristic, particular, point, detail, question, matter, connection

verb

1‘as a teacher he was highly respected for his industry and patience’

SYNONYMS
esteem, admire, think highly of, have a high opinion of, hold in high regard, hold in esteem, hold in high esteem, think much of, approve of, appreciate, cherish, value, set store by, set great store by, prize, treasure, look up to, pay homage to, venerate, revere, reverence, adulate, worship, idolize, put on a pedestal, lionize, hero-worship, honour, applaud, praise, favour
ANTONYMS

despise

2‘at least they respect your privacy’

SYNONYMS
show consideration for, show regard for, take into consideration, take into account, make allowances for, take cognizance of, observe, pay attention to, pay heed to, bear in mind, be mindful of, be heedful of, remember
archaic regard
ANTONYMS

scorn

3‘her father respected her wishes’

SYNONYMS
abide by, comply with, follow, adhere to, conform to, act in accordance with, acquiesce to, assent to, consent to, accord to, yield to, submit to, defer to, bow to, obey, observe, hold to, keep, keep to, stick to, stand by, heed
ANTONYMS

ignore, disobey


Phrases

    with respect to/in respect of


    SYNONYMS

    concerning, regarding, as regards, in regard to, with regard to, with reference to, relating to, respecting, as for, as to, re, about, apropos, on the subject of, in the matter of, in connection with

    vis-à-vis

    in re