AskDefine | Define respects

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respects n : (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem; "he paid his respects to the mayor"

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Pronunciation

Noun

respects
  1. (often with "last" or "final"): regards or respect expressed for a deceased person, usually at the same time as offering condolences to other mourners.
    Please come to the funeral service and pay your last respects for her grandmother.

Verb

respects
  1. third-person singular of respect
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