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Adjective: respected  ri'spek-tid
  1. Receiving deferential regard
    "a respected family";
    - well-thought-of
Verb: respect  ri'spekt
  1. Regard highly; think much of
    "I respect his judgement";
    - esteem, value, prize
  2. Show respect towards
    "respect your parents!";
    - honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], abide by, observe

See also: reputable

Type of: accept, consider, reckon, regard, see, view

Antonym: disrespect

Encyclopedia: Respect