What is the adjective for respect?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verbs respect, respectabilise, respectabilize and respectablize which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

  1. Relating to particular persons or things, each to each; particular; own.
  2. (obsolete) Noticing with attention; careful; wary.
  3. (obsolete) Looking toward; having reference to; relative, not absolute.
  4. (obsolete) Fitted to awaken respect.
  5. (obsolete) Rendering respect; respectful; regardful.
  6. Synonyms:
  7. Examples:
    1. “This is made evident in the prominence of Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli as leaders of the reform movements in their respective areas of ministry.”
      “Each sheriff had his own compter, which were both prisons and offices, administered by the respective secondaries.”
      “The two armipotents brought up their respective legions, thirsting for glory.”
  1. Deserving respect.
  2. Decent; satisfactory.
  3. Synonyms:
  4. Examples:
    1. “To merit prestige, a newly rich man had to begin to behave in a respectable manner.”
      “When a dispute occurs, members will resort to an authority who is a respectable figure in the community.”
      “He had transformed from America’s premier radical journalist into a respectable icon of his profession.”
  1. (obsolete) respectful
  2. (obsolete) respectable
  1. Worthy of or deserving respect; respectable.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Caring is fastened on others, even if respectworthy values are absent.”
  1. Eye dialect spelling of respectable.
  1. Marked or characterized by respect
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Even the irreverent Campbell was praised for the respectful tone with which he responded to Hutton's questions.”
      “That essay is exemplarily respectful of the ethic of the relation between different generations of thinkers, and of the elders of philosophy.”
      “The dissentient, in our respectful submission, expressed the position absolutely correctly.”
  1. simple past tense and past participle of respectabilise
  1. present participle of respectabilise
  1. simple past tense and past participle of respectabilize
  1. present participle of respectabilize
  1. simple past tense and past participle of respectablize
  1. present participle of respectablize
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