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How to Pronounce respect?

Correct pronunciation for the word "respect" is [ɹɪspˈɛkt], [ɹɪspˈɛkt], [ɹ_ɪ_s_p_ˈɛ_k_t].

"Respect" in context

Respect is an important value which should be held in high regard by all. Respect is about having due reverence and consideration for others, and their views and beliefs. Respect is not something we naturally possess when we are born, rather, it is something which we learn and develop throughout our lives. It involves treating those around us, with kindness and courtesy, regardless of how we may perceive them.

Respect is a two-way street and forms the basis of healthy and productive relationships. We should all strive to act in a respectful manner towards people of every background, and treat everyone with the same level of consideration.

What are similar-sounding words for respect?

Usage over time for respect:

This graph shows how "respect" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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