respecter etymology

French word respecter comes from Latin respicio

Detailed word origin of respecter

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
respicio Latin (lat) I have regard for, consider; respect.. I look behind, look back at or upon, look to, look around.
respectare Latin (lat)
respecter French (fra) To comply with (rules, laws). To meet (deadline). To respect.

Words with the same origin as respecter

Descendants of respicio
irrespectueusement respect respectablement répit