Re*spec"tive*ly, adv.

1.

As relating to each; particularly; as each belongs to each; as each refers to each in order; as, let each man respectively perform his duty.

The impressions from the objects or the senses do mingle respectively every one with its kind. Bacon.

2.

Relatively; not absolutely.

[Obs.]

Sir W. Raleigh.

3.

Partially; with respect to private views.

[Obs.]

4.

With respect; regardfully

. [Obs.]

Shak.

 

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