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respectively
 ad.  separately; individually; in the order given
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  What I mean by these two statements may perhaps be respectively elucidated by the following examples.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
2  It is customary to have two harpoons reposing in the crotch, respectively called the first and second irons.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 63. The Crotch.
3  Thomasin recognized them as belonging to Timothy Fairway and Grandfer Cantle respectively.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
4  My respect for his powers of analysis increased wondrously.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
5  In every other respect he conformed to the religion of the young settlement, and gained the name of being an orthodox and straight-walking man.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
6  I have a respect for you, but if you were alone in this business I'd think twice before I put my head into such a hornet's nest.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
7  And yet, against their will, they had developed a certain respect for the efficiency with which the animals were managing their own affairs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter VI
8  He must respect the conventions.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 12
9  With all possible respect both for Mr. Gradgrind and for Mr. Bounderby, I think I perceive that he has not been fortunate in his training.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
10  Her father was changed in nothing so much as in the respect that he would have been glad to see her in tears.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
11  Sir Prior," answered the Saxon, "wheresoever I have travelled in this land, I have hitherto found myself, with the assistance of my good sword and faithful followers, in no respect needful of other aid.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  Emboldened by these considerations, the Jew pursued his point, and jostled the Norman Christian, without respect either to his descent, quality, or religion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
13  "I like not that music, father Cedric," said Athelstane; for by this title of respect he was accustomed to address him.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  In the meanwhile, their leader and his two companions, who now looked upon him with great respect, as well as some fear, pursued their way to the Chapel of Copmanhurst.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
15  Still, however, his speech was hailed by Cedric as an incontestible token of reviving spirit in his companion, whose previous indifference had begun, notwithstanding his respect for Athelstane's descent, to wear out his patience.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
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.