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  1. first-person singular present indicative form of respectar



respecto (plural respectos)

  1. respect, regard
  2. (countable) relation, respect
    con respecto awith respect to



From re- +‎ specto, cf. respectus.



respectō (present infinitive respectāre, perfect active respectāvī, supine respectātum); first conjugation

  1. I look back, around, continuously or intently
  2. I await


   Conjugation of respectō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present respectō respectās respectat respectāmus respectātis respectant
imperfect respectābam respectābās respectābat respectābāmus respectābātis respectābant
future respectābō respectābis respectābit respectābimus respectābitis respectābunt
perfect respectāvī respectāvistī respectāvit respectāvimus respectāvistis respectāvērunt, respectāvēre
pluperfect respectāveram respectāverās respectāverat respectāverāmus respectāverātis respectāverant
future perfect respectāverō respectāveris respectāverit respectāverimus respectāveritis respectāverint
passive present respector respectāris, respectāre respectātur respectāmur respectāminī respectantur
imperfect respectābar respectābāris, respectābāre respectābātur respectābāmur respectābāminī respectābantur
future respectābor respectāberis, respectābere respectābitur respectābimur respectābiminī respectābuntur
perfect respectātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect respectātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect respectātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present respectem respectēs respectet respectēmus respectētis respectent
imperfect respectārem respectārēs respectāret respectārēmus respectārētis respectārent
perfect respectāverim respectāverīs respectāverit respectāverīmus respectāverītis respectāverint
pluperfect respectāvissem respectāvissēs respectāvisset respectāvissēmus respectāvissētis respectāvissent
passive present respecter respectēris, respectēre respectētur respectēmur respectēminī respectentur
imperfect respectārer respectārēris, respectārēre respectārētur respectārēmur respectārēminī respectārentur
perfect respectātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect respectātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present respectā respectāte
future respectātō respectātō respectātōte respectantō
passive present respectāre respectāminī
future respectātor respectātor respectantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives respectāre respectāvisse respectātūrum esse respectārī respectātum esse respectātum īrī
participles respectāns respectātūrus respectātus respectandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
respectandī respectandō respectandum respectandō respectātum respectātū

Related terms[edit]


  • Catalan: respectar
  • English: respect
  • French: respecter
  • Italian: rispettare


  • respecto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • respecto in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • respecto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette



  • IPA(key): /resˈpeɡto/, [resˈpeɣ̞.t̪o]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin respectus. Doublet of respeto.


respecto m (plural respectos)

  1. respect, regard, connection, relation, relationship
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.



  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of respectar.

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