A respecter of persons


A respecter of persons
Respecter Re*spect"er (-?r), n. One who respects. [1913 Webster]

{A respecter of persons}, one who regards or judges with partiality. [1913 Webster]

Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons. --Acts x. 34. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • respecter of persons — noun someone who is unduly influenced in his or her dealings by the social standing, importance, etc., of persons: *Dinnie, primed with hard liquor and no great respecter of persons at the best of times, challenged the priest to a fight –mary… …   Australian English dictionary

  • respecter of persons — noun someone who treats people according to their rank, status or importance Be careful, a hurricane is no respecter of persons …   Wiktionary

  • (be) no respecter of persons — be no respecter of ˈpersons idiom to treat everyone in the same way, without being influenced by their importance, wealth, etc • Death is no respecter of persons. Main entry: ↑respecteridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • be no respecter of persons — phrase to treat or affect everyone in the same way, even people who are rich or powerful Thesaurus: fair and reasonablesynonym Main entry: respecter …   Useful english dictionary

  • be no respecter of persons — to treat or affect everyone in the same way, even people who are rich or powerful …   English dictionary

  • Respecter — Re*spect er ( ?r), n. One who respects. [1913 Webster] {A respecter of persons}, one who regards or judges with partiality. [1913 Webster] Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons. Acts x. 34. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • respecter — [ri spek′tər] n. a person who respects respecter of persons one whose behavior toward people is influenced by their social status, prestige, etc …   English World dictionary

  • respecter — re|spect|er [rıˈspektə US ər] n 1.) be no respecter of persons formal to affect all people in the same way, whether or not they are rich or powerful ▪ Disease is no respecter of persons. 2.) be a respecter of sth to have respect for something… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • respecter — noun (C) be no respecter of persons to be equally harmful towards all people whether they are rich or poor, important or ordinary: Disease is no respecter of persons …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • respecter — re|spect|er [ rı spektər ] noun be no respecter of persons to treat or affect everyone in the same way, even people who are rich or powerful …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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