Showing results for respeto. Search instead for el respeto.
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
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.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
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.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. respect
el respeto a los derechos humanosrespect for human rights
trata a sus profesores con mucho respetohe shows a great deal of respect toward his teachers, he is very respectful toward his teachers
es una falta de respetoit shows a lack of respect
faltar al respeto a alguiento be disrespectful to somebody
dentro de la iglesia hay que guardar respetoyou must be respectful inside the church
por respeto aout of consideration for
presentar uno sus respetos a alguiento pay one's respects to somebody
2. (miedo)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
tener respeto a las alturasto be afraid of heights
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?