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.]
3. Partially; with respect to private views. [Obs.]
4. With respect; regardfully. [Obs.]
adv : in the order given; "the brothers were called Felix and Max,
respectively" [syn: severally]