adverb compliantly, courteously, decorously, deferentially, dutifully, humbly, obediently, politely, regardfully, reverenter, reverently, submissively, summisse, unassumingly, verecunde, with all respect, with compliance, with deference, with due deference, with due respect, with the highest respect associated concepts: respectfully submitted to the court

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  • respectfully — re|spect|ful|ly [ rı spektfəli ] adverb with respect: He bowed respectfully, and started to speak. a. FORMAL used for showing that you are being polite: I must respectfully disagree with what you are saying. b. Respectfully yours AMERICAN… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • respectfully — UK [rɪˈspektf(ə)lɪ] / US [rɪˈspektfəlɪ] adverb a) with respect He bowed respectfully, and started to speak. b) formal used for showing that you are being polite I must respectfully disagree with what you are saying …   English dictionary

  • respectfully —   Me ka mahalo, me ka pono (ending in letters).    ♦ I am, respectfully, o au me ka ha aha a (see also iho7).    ♦ Respectfully yours, me ka mana o nui …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • respectfully — See respectfully, respectively, respectably …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • respectfully — adv. Respectfully is used with these verbs: ↑bow, ↑decline, ↑disagree, ↑listen, ↑nod, ↑submit, ↑suggest …   Collocations dictionary

  • respectfully — respectful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ feeling or showing deference and respect. DERIVATIVES respectfully adverb respectfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • respectfully — adverb in a respectful manner might I respectfully suggest to the Town Council that they should adopt a policy of masterly inactivity? • Ant: ↑disrespectfully • Derived from adjective: ↑respectful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Respectfully — Respectful Re*spect ful ( f?l), a. Marked or characterized by respect; as, respectful deportment. [1913 Webster] With humble joi and with respectful fear. Prior. [1913 Webster] {Re*spect ful*ly}, adv. {Re*spect ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • respectfully — adverb see respectful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • respectfully — See respectful. * * * …   Universalium

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