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act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to educational institution that maintains suitable standards) accreditation
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect analogy
relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established angular position
someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect apple polisher , ass-kisser , bootlicker , fawner , groveler , groveller , truckler
classification of someone or something with respect to its worth appraisal , assessment
Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect) Ben Sira , Ecclesiasticus , Sirach , Wisdom of Jesus the Son of Sirach
(formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egypt bey
bending over to express respect bow
lower one's head or upper body to express respect bow
gesture of respect bow , curtsy , obeisance
(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other break , fault , faulting , fracture , geological fault , shift
morality with respect to sexual relations chastity , sexual morality , virtue
state or atmosphere of harmony or mutual civility and respect comity
courteous respect by one nation for the laws and institutions of another comity of nations
communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient condescension , disdain , patronage
lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike contempt , despite , disdain , scorn
bending at the knees; a gesture of respect made by women curtsey , curtsy
wish of another out of respect, to submit to defer
yield to in respect or submission defer , fawn , kowtow , submit , truckle
concerning respect deferential
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