Meaning of RESPECTIVELY in English


/ri spek"tiv lee/ , adv.

1. in precisely the order given; sequentially.

2. (of two or more things, with reference to two or more things previously mentioned) referring or applying to in a parallel or sequential way: Joe and Bob escorted Betty and Alice, respectively.

[ 1550-60; RESPECTIVE + -LY ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .