1. respect regard highly; think much of
  2. disposition your usual mood
  3. respects (often used with `pay') a formal expression of esteem
  4. responsibility the social force that binds you to a course of action
  5. respite a pause from doing something
  6. despotism dominance through threat of punishment and violence
  7. response the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
  8. apostasy rejection of religious beliefs, political party, or cause
  9. asbestos a fibrous substance that does not burn
  10. respectable deserving of esteem
  11. responsive reacting to a stimulus
  12. spasticity the quality of moving or acting in spasms
  13. asbestosis lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos particles
  14. hypostasis (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
  15. respectably in a decent and morally reputable manner
  16. respectively in the order given
  17. epistasis the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene
  18. respiratory pertaining to the act of breathing
  19. respective considered individually
  20. respectful exhibiting an attitude of admiration or esteem