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Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
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  1. Due regard for something considered important or authoritative:
  2. Courteous expressions of regard
  3. The state of being regarded with honor or esteem:
A feeling of deep respect and reverence
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  1. A feeling of deep respect and reverence
  2. A feeling of profound respect or reverence:
  3. Profound reverence, respect or awe.
Formal acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord under feudal law.
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  1. Formal acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord under feudal law.
  2. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly.
  3. An act done or thing given to show the relationship between lord and vassal
The act of submitting, yielding, or surrendering
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  1. The act of submitting, yielding, or surrendering
  2. The act or fact of submitting to the power of another:
  3. (Law) An agreement whereby parties to a dispute submit the matter to arbitration and agree to be bound by the decision
  1. A measure of the extension or displacement of a loaded structure; its flexibility
  2. A complying with or giving in to a request, wish, or demand; acquiescence
  3. The act of complying with a wish, request, or demand; acquiescence.
Tacit or passive conduct that implies agreement or consent. For example, if one makes a statement and another is silent when an objection should be forthcoming, the second person’s acquiescence to the statement may be inferred. Tacit or passive conduct that implies agreement or consent. For example, if one makes a statement and another is silent when an objection should be forthcoming, the second person’s acquiescence to the statement may be inferred.
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  1. Tacit or passive conduct that implies agreement or consent. For example, if one makes a statement and another is silent when an objection should be forthcoming, the second person’s acquiescence to the statement may be inferred. Tacit or passive conduct that implies agreement or consent. For example, if one makes a statement and another is silent when an objection should be forthcoming, the second person’s acquiescence to the statement may be inferred.
  2. (Law) Submission to an injury by the party injured, or tacit concurrence in the action of another.
  3. The act of acquiescing; agreement or consent without protest
The state or quality of being amenable.
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  1. The state or quality of being amenable.
The state or quality of being amenable.
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  1. The state or quality of being amenable.
(Medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan
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  1. (Medicine) The accuracy with which a patient follows an agreed treatment plan
  2. A complying with or giving in to a request, wish, or demand; acquiescence
  3. The act of complying with a wish, request, or demand; acquiescence.
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The act of obeying.
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  1. The act of obeying.
  2. The state, fact, or an instance of obeying, or a willingness to obey; submission
  3. A sphere of ecclesiastical authority.
The act of submitting something to another for decision, consideration, etc.
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  1. The act of submitting something to another for decision, consideration, etc.
  2. The act or fact of submitting to the power of another:
  3. (Law) An agreement whereby parties to a dispute submit the matter to arbitration and agree to be bound by the decision
The state or quality of being submissive.
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  1. The state or quality of being submissive.
Something created or done in honor, admiration, or celebration of someone or something:
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  1. Something created or done in honor, admiration, or celebration of someone or something:
  2. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly.
  3. An act done or thing given to show the relationship between lord and vassal
A title of respect given to certain officials, as judges
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  1. A title of respect given to certain officials, as judges
  2. Good name; reputation:
  3. A sense of principled uprightness of character; personal integrity:
A gesture or movement of the body, such as a curtsy, that expresses deference or homage.
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  1. A gesture or movement of the body, such as a curtsy, that expresses deference or homage.
  2. An attitude of deference or homage.
  3. A gesture of respect or reverence, such as a bow or curtsy
Find another word for deference. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deference, like: respect, veneration, homage, submission, compliance, yielding, honor, reverence, docility, honor and acquiescence.