Re*spec"tive (r?*sp?k"t?v), a. [Cf. F. respectif, LL. respectivus. See Respect.]
Noticing with attention; hence, careful; wary; considerate.
If you look upon the church of England with a respective eye, you can not . . . refuse this charge.
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.
With respective shame, rose, took us by the hands.
With thy equals familiar, yet respective.
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