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Meaning of RESPECTIVELY

Pronunciation:  ri'spektivlee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adv]  in the order given; "the brothers were called Felix and Max, respectively"
 

RESPECTIVELY is a 12 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: severally
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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