respect-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: an attribute of something that is being assessed, considered

Commentary: RESPECT[+quality][+attribute][+detail][+assessed]

The candidate has a mixed record with respect to the environment.
The two paintings differ from each other in several respects.
In some respects, John's plan is better than Bob's.

PropBank: respect.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: being in a socially esteemed state

Commentary: RESPECT[+state][+social][+esteemed]
NOTE: refers to a quality or state possessed or enjoyed by someone or something
NOTE: X's respect -> X has respect, X is respected

Our team regained its respect when it won the championship.
The restaurant has lost some of it's former respect.
He has enough respect in the industry to sway the investors.

PropBank: respect.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: having admiration for someone

Commentary: RESPECT[+state][+mental][+attitude][+admiration]
NOTE: refers to an individual's attitude of admiration towards something
NOTE: X's respect -> X respects Y

Mary lost all respect for John after she found out he had lied.
Everyone in the physics department has enormous respect for the work of this mathematician.
The film director doesn't have a lot of respect for that actor's ability.

PropBank: respect.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a social gesture of deferential greeting

Commentary: RESPECT[+event][+gesture][+social][+greeting][+deferential]
NOTE: usually occurs in the plural

They went to the service to pay their respects to the man's widow.
Please be sure to convey my respects to the chairman of the department.
Tom sent his respects to Mary's parents in the letter he wrote to her.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: an attitude or gesture of considerate regard for something

Commentary: RESPECT[+state][+mental][+attitude][+of_regard][+considerate] [+eventset][+social][+behavior][+considerate]

The picnickers showed no respect for the park and left trash blowing around.
You must remove your cap in this church out of respect.
It is a society that has very little respect for human rights.
The teachers in that school insist on the respect of the students.

PropBank: respect.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5, 6, 7