masculine noun
1. respect (a o por for)
  • el respeto a los derechos humanos -> respect for human rights
  • trata a sus profesores con mucho respeto -> he shows a great deal of respect toward his teachers, he is very respectful toward his teachers
  • es una falta de respeto -> it shows a lack of respect
  • faltar al respeto a alguien -> to be disrespectful to somebody
  • dentro de la iglesia hay que guardar respeto -> you must be respectful inside the church
  • por respeto a -> out of consideration for
  • presentar uno sus respetos a alguien -> to pay one's respects to somebody
2. (miedo)
  • tener respeto a las alturas -> to be afraid of heights

respeto [res-pay’-to]
1. Respect (consideración), regard, consideration, veneration; attention; observance. (m)
  • Respeto -> or respeto de, with regard to
  • Respeto de sí mismo -> self-respect
  • Faltar al respeto -> to be disrespectful

1 (consideración) respect
respeto a la opinión ajena respect for other people's opinion; respeto a las personas mayores respect for one's elders; con todos mis respetos, creo que se equivoca with all due respect, I think you're wrong; respeto a o de sí mismo self-respect; ¡un respeto! show some respect!
es una denuncia de los falsos respetos humanos
faltar al respeto a algn to be disrespectful to sb; be rude to sb
guardar respeto a algn to respect sb
perder el respeto a algn to lose one's respect for sb
por respeto a algn out of consideration for sb
presentar sus respetos a algn to pay one's respects to sb
tener respeto a algn to respect sb
campar por sus respetos to do as one pleases
2 (miedo)
volar me impone mucho respeto I'm very wary of flying; le tengo mucho respeto a las tormentas I'm fearful of thunderstorms
de respeto best; reserve; cuarto de respeto best room; estar de respeto to be dressed up

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