respect noun (HONOUR) 

B1 [ U ] politenesshonor, and care shown towards someone or something that is considered important:

You really should treat your parents with more respect.
She has no respect for other people’s property (= she does not treat it carefully).

[ U ] feeling that something is right or important and you should not attempt to change it or harm it:

In their senseless killing of innocent people, the terrorists have shown their lack of respect for human life.
She grumbled that young people today have/show no respect for the law.

[ U ] the feeling you show when you accept that different customs or cultures are different from your own and behave towards them in a way that would not cause offense:

She teaches the students to have respect for different races and appreciate the diversity of other cultures.
sb’s respects formal

polite formal greetings:

Please convey/give my respects to your parents.
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