Translation of respeto in English:

respeto

respect, n.

masculine noun

  • 1

    (consideración, deferencia)
    respect
    siempre me trató con respeto he always treated me respectfully / with respect
    • los alumnos no le tienen ningún respeto her pupils have no respect for her
    • una mujer que me merece mucho respeto a woman for whom I have the highest regard / respect
    • no guarda el debido respeto a sus padres she does not show due respect to her parents
    • por respeto a sus años, no dije nada out of consideration / respect for his age, I said nothing
    • se ha ganado el respeto de todos she has won / gained everyone's respect
    • ¡oiga! ¡un respeto! / ¡más respeto! hey! don't be so rude! / have a little more respect, please!
    • no consentiré que le faltes al / (Southern Cone) el respeto I will not allow you to be rude / disrespectful to him
    • el respeto a los derechos humanos respect / regard for human rights
    • el respeto a la Constitución respect for / observance of the Constitution
    • campar por sus respetos to do as one pleases
  • 2

    (miedo)
    su presencia impone respeto her presence always commands (a feeling of) respect
    • les tengo mucho respeto a los perros I have a great deal of respect for dogs
  • 3respetos masculine plural

    respects
    los delegados presentaron sus respetos al presidente the delegates paid their respects to the chairman formal