Definition of Respected

1. Adjective. Receiving deferential regard. "A respected family"

Exact synonyms: Well-thought-of
Similar to: Reputable



Definition of Respected

1. Adjective. Describing one considered to be deserving of respect, who is due special honor or appreciation. ¹

2. Verb. (past of respect) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Respected

1. respect [v] - See also: respect

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respected

respecify
respecifying
respecs
respect
respect to
respectabilities
respectability
respectabilize
respectabilized
respectabilizes
respectabilizing
respectable
respectableness
respectables
respectably
respected
respecter
respecter of persons
respecters
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respectfully
respectfulness
respectfulnesses
respecting
respection
respective
respective(a)
respectively
respectiveness
respectless

Literary usage of Respected

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"(l36) Italy was protected by the arms of its conqueror ; and its frontiers were respected by the Barbarians oí Gaul and Germany, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"Such decisions alone gave the court jurisdiction; and therefore, while they are to be 4*] respected *as the judgments of learned judges, they are yet in the ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"The writers are, for the most part, neither respected nor flattered—however they may be occasionally feared—because there is not one among them worth even . ..."

4. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"A Respected FRIEND IN A NEW ASPECT. IN the evening of this same foggy day when the yellow window-blind of ..."

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