in respect to (someone or something)

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in respect to (someone or something)

1. Showing deferential regard for someone or something. The entire country is observing a moment of silence in respect to the men and women who gave their lives during the war. Everyone on the road saluted in respect to the fire fighters passing by.
2. In reference to someone or something; considering someone or something. in respect to that proposal, I think we should postpone it for now. Your grandfather lists you and your eldest sister in his will, but there isn't anything here in respect to your younger sister.
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in respect to

Also, with respect to. See in regard to.
See also: respect, to
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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