Antonym: contemptible. Similar words: respect, delectable, respectively, with respect to, irrespective of, spectacle, spectacular, tablespoon. Meaning: [rɪ'spektəbl] adj. 1. characterized by proper behavior or conventional conduct; worthy of respect 2. deserving of esteem and respect 3. large in amount or extent or degree.
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1, He came from a perfectly respectable middle-class family.
2, She wrote dull, respectable articles for the local newspaper.
3, Go and make yourself look respectable.
4, An upright man is respectable.
5, It was an eminently respectable boarding school.
6, He was adopted into a respectable family.
7, She looked perfectly respectable in her bathrobe at breakfast.
8, He depicted the town's respectable families in an unflattering light.
9, This part of the city has become quite respectable in the last ten years.
10, Her exam results were respectable enough.
11, Tony comes from an eminently respectable family.
12, She earns a respectable salary.
13, I wore my boring, respectable suit to the interview.
14, The final score was a respectable 2:1.
15, 20000 is a very respectable salary.
16, He gets a respectable income.
17, a respectable gentleman of mature years .
18, He was respectable and no one questioned.
19, She came from a respectable bourgeois family.
20, He came from a respectable if impecunious family.
21, I have to prove myself as a respectable, balanced,[http://sentencedict.com/respectable.html] person.
22, Isolationism has a long and respectable pedigree in American history.
23, We'll be content with a respectable result in tomorrow's match.
24, There was quite a respectable crowd at the match on Saturday.
25, The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. George Bernard Shaw
26, It was contemptible of him to speak like that about a respectable teacher!
27, Put a tie on - it'll make you look more respectable.
28, His savings were just enough to pay for a respectable funeral.
29, The former wild man of rock has reinvented himself as a respectable family man.
30, He let out a torrent of abuse, none of it printable in a respectable daily newspaper.
More similar words: respect, delectable, respectively, with respect to, irrespective of, spectacle, spectacular, tablespoon, especially, table, aspect, notable, suspect, tableau, prospect, spectrum, vegetable, suitable, inspector, timetable, adaptable, on the table, inspection, introspect, perspective, creditable, acceptable, inevitable, impeccable, circumspect.