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adjective as in regarding

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That being a gentleman and respecting women is a sign of being a failure.

He set about ticking the boxes required of any self-respecting plutocrat enthusiastically.

There needs to be freedom while respecting the freedoms of others.

Hmm, I can think of one self-respecting sister who would hide.

As we are all familiar, Congress “shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.”

Elizabeth, meanwhile, was filled with alarms respecting her daughter's unhappy infatuation.

Further questions respecting her family, &c., were answered with equal directness and propriety, and with manifest truth.

I desire and am endeavoring to be on my guard respecting matters which concern his inclination and not his reason.

A member of parliament took occasion to make his maiden speech, on a question respecting the execution of a particular statute.

In hopes to sooth him, the Marchioness asked two or three questions respecting Wharton.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to respecting, such as: concerning, about, as to, in connection with, in respect to, and referring to.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.