in respect to
phrasal with respect to ; concerning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In respect to — Respect Re*spect , n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See {Respect}, v., and cf. {Respite}.] 1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution. [1913 Webster] But he it well did ward with wise… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in respect to — or[with respect to] In connection with; related to, about; on. * /The teacher told stories about Washington and Lincoln in respect to the importance of being honest./ * /In respect to your visit with us, we hope you can come before September./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in respect to — or[with respect to] In connection with; related to, about; on. * /The teacher told stories about Washington and Lincoln in respect to the importance of being honest./ * /In respect to your visit with us, we hope you can come before September./ *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in reference to — or[with reference to] or[in regard to ] or [with regard to] {prep.} In connection with; from the standpoint of; concerning; regarding; about. * /I am writing with reference to your last letter./ * /He spoke in reference to the Boy Scouts./ * /I… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in relation to — or[with relation to] {prep.} In connection with; in dealing with; as concerns; in comparison to; respecting; about. * /Father spoke about school in relation to finding a job when we are older./ * /What did you say in relation to what happened… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in reference to — or[with reference to] or[in regard to ] or [with regard to] {prep.} In connection with; from the standpoint of; concerning; regarding; about. * /I am writing with reference to your last letter./ * /He spoke in reference to the Boy Scouts./ * /I… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in relation to — or[with relation to] {prep.} In connection with; in dealing with; as concerns; in comparison to; respecting; about. * /Father spoke about school in relation to finding a job when we are older./ * /What did you say in relation to what happened… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in regard to — phrasal with respect to ; concerning …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • In respect — Respect Re*spect , n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See {Respect}, v., and cf. {Respite}.] 1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution. [1913 Webster] But he it well did ward with wise… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In respect of — Respect Re*spect , n. [L. respectus: cf. F. respect. See {Respect}, v., and cf. {Respite}.] 1. The act of noticing with attention; the giving particular consideration to; hence, care; caution. [1913 Webster] But he it well did ward with wise… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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