respeito

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin respectus (respected), perfect passive participle of respiciō (I look back; I respect), from re- (back; again) + speciō (I observe, I look at). Doublet of respectivo.

Noun[edit]

respeito m (plural respeitos)

  1. (uncountable) respect (admiration for a person or entity because of perceived merit)
    Synonyms: admiração, apreço, consideração, deferência
    Antonym: desrespeito
  2. (uncountable) submission
    Synonyms: acatamento, obediência, submissão, subordinação, subserviência, sujeição
  3. respect (a particular aspect of something)
    Synonyms: aspecto, motivo
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

respeito

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of respeitar

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