respecting
preposition Date: circa 1611 1. in view of ; considering 2. with respect to ; concerning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Respecting — Re*spect ing, prep. With regard or relation to; regarding; concerning; as, respecting his conduct there is but one opinion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • respecting — index relative (relevant), wherein Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • respecting — concerning, regarding, *about …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • respecting — ► PREPOSITION ▪ with reference or regard to …   English terms dictionary

  • respecting — [ri spek′tiŋ] prep. concerning; about …   English World dictionary

  • Respecting — Respect Re*spect (r?*sp?kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Respected}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Respecting}.] [L. respectare, v. intens. from respicere, respectum, to look back, respect; pref. re re + specere, spicere, to look, to view: cf. F. respecter. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • respecting — re|spect|ing [rıˈspektıŋ] prep formal about or relating to something ▪ A discussion took place respecting the provision of science teaching …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • respecting — /ri spek ting/, prep. regarding; concerning. [1725 35; RESPECT + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • respecting — Synonyms and related words: about, anent, apropos of, as for, as regards, as respects, as to, concerning, in connection with, in point of, in re, in reference to, in regard to, in relation to, in relation with, in respect to, of, on, pertaining… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • respecting — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. regarding, concerning, in relation to, reLating to, pertaining to, relevant to, pertinent to, in respect to, with reference to, referring to, in connection with, anent, about, as for, as to, with regard to, in the matter… …   English dictionary for students

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