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Respective - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Respective' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Respective [ a.]
- Noticing with attention; hence, careful; wary; considerate.
- Looking towardl having reference to; relative, not absolute; as, the respective connections of society.
- Relating to particular persons or things, each to each; particular; own; as, they returned to their respective places of abode.
- Fitted to awaken respect.
- Rendering respect; respectful; regardful.

Meaning of 'Respective' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . respective [ s]
Meaning (1):
- considered individually
Example in sentence:
  • specialists in their several fields;
  • the respective club members;
  • the various reports all agreed