(rĭ-spĕkʹtĭv) adjective. Abbr. resp. Relating to two or more persons or things regarded individually; particular, masing-masing: the children were given work according to their respective abilities, budak-budak itu diberi tugas mengikut kebolehan masing-masing.
(rĭ-spĕkʹtĭv-lē) adverb. Abbr. resp. Singly in the order designated or mentioned, masing-masing: Mary and Jane were dressed in pink and blue respectively, Mary dan Jane masing-masing memakai baju berwarna samar dan biru.