respect for

respect someone for something

to admire someone for something. I really respect George for his courage. Mary respected the company for its fine products.
See also: respect
References in classic literature ?
That consideration naturally tends to create great respect for the high opinion which the people of America have so long and uniformly entertained of the importance of their continuing firmly united under one federal government, vested with sufficient powers for all general and national purposes.
To conclude my explanations, let me tell you that I value your respect for me above everything in the world, and have found it my greatest comfort during this temporary distress of mine.
Gourville bit his lips to check his tears, out of respect for the king.
This manner of acting roused much respect for D'Artagnan's policy among the Musketeers.
We need to demonstrate respect for each other and for relationships, not for power and control.
And while there have been disagreements between us over the years, there is still undeniable respect for one another.
Among their topics are the notion of respect in ancient Greek poetry, Plato on respect and what "belongs to" oneself, human interaction in the state of nature: Hobbes on respect for persons and self-respect, the extend to which the view of respect as the foundation of human rights can be attributed to Kant, and the cardinal role of respect and self-respect for Rawls' and Walzer's theories of justice.
For example, many cultures have a tradition of displaying respect for their elders but may have different views when defining values and ethics.
He demanded blanket respect for Hinduism as a religious tradition and criticized Christian missionary efforts, which, he claimed were evidence of "disrespect.
Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has fallen into the old trap of showing too much respect for his team's game against Manchester United today.
Respect for tradition, respect for people's homes, respect for a notion of nationality.
I would suggest that respect should be paid to the people who live in the affected area of impact; respect for the green wedge; respect for the Tees Heritage Park; respect for the wildlife living within and passing through this area.
Meanwhile, I have also been witness to certain people overdoing the respect for their superiors (in some cases they could be spouses too), having forgotten to first respect themselves.
2 : thoughtfulness or consideration You must show respect for the privacy of others.
Having respect for people from different walks of life or who follow different cultures or religions.