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 Meanings and Examples of RESPECTIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 a.  individual; relating to particular persons or things, each to each; particular; respectful; regardful
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It had the graveyard, originally Isaac Johnson's home-field, on one side, and so was well adapted to call up serious reflections, suited to their respective employments, in both minister and man of physic.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In IX. THE LEECH
2  Very early in April, and tolerably early in the day, the two parties from Hanover Square and Berkeley Street set out from their respective homes, to meet, by appointment, on the road.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 42
3  A curious equality of friendship, originating, I suppose, in our respective circumstances, sprung up between me and these people, notwithstanding the ludicrous disparity in our years.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
4  After which, we went shivering, at that uncomfortable hour, to our respective beds, through various close passages; which smelt as if they had been steeped, for ages, in a solution of soup and stables.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
5  There is some disparity in your respective years, but in your means and positions there is none; on the contrary, there is a great suitability.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
6  These two dignified persons were followed by their respective attendants, and at a more humble distance by their guide, whose figure had nothing more remarkable than it derived from the usual weeds of a pilgrim.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
7  Meanwhile, spectators of every description thronged forward to occupy their respective stations, and not without many quarrels concerning those which they were entitled to hold.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
8  They loved their respective young men, and their respective young men loved them with all the passion of mental attraction.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
9  The effects produced by the appalling sights that constantly arose in their path to the lake shore, were as different as the characters of the respective individuals who composed the party.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 18
10  The reader will perceive at once, in these respective characters, the Mohicans, and their white friend, the scout; together with Munro and Heyward.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 18
11  Whatever might have been the private opinion of Uncas of their respective abilities in this particular, his grave countenance manifested no opinion of his superiority.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 26
12  To the letter, but at the same time, remember, we must continue to play our respective parts.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
13  de Treville, on receiving it, assured him that by two o'clock in the morning the four leaves of absence should be at the respective domiciles of the travelers.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 19 PLAN OF CAMPAIGN
14  Now it happens that both master and man have just enough argument on their respective sides to make it difficult for them to understand each other.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VIII
15  My respect for his powers of analysis increased wondrously.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Example Sentence: (93 in 7 pages)
16  The man gained a lot in the business, but he lost the respect of his friends.
17  I want him to respect me as a career woman.
18  Certainly in our society teachers don't enjoy the respect that is accorded to doctors and lawyers.
19  Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
20  When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.
21  They instilled in their children a respect for Welsh tradition and culture.
22  We must respect each other's territorial integrity.
23  The campaign is intended to educate the public to respect the environment.
24  The students have great respect for their history teacher.
25  In one respect, however, the men really were strikingly similar.
26  I was treated with decorum and respect throughout the investigation.
27  Mutual respect is necessary for any partnership to work.
28  My parents brought me up to respect others.
29  Perhaps we owe these people more respect.
30  His work is good in respects of quality but bad in respect of quantity.