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masculine noun
1. (consideration)
a. respect
Todos los seres humanos son dignos de respeto.All human beings are worthy of respect.
2. (apprehension)
a. fear
Le tiene respeto al mar por lo que le ocurrió de niño.He has a fear of the sea because of what happened to him as a child.
plural noun
3. (expression of esteem)
a. respects
Fuimos a presentarle nuestros respetos a su padre.We went to pay our respects to his father.
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
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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