Definitions for regardrɪˈgɑrd
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word regard
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to look upon or think of with a particular feeling:
to regard a person with favor.
to have or show respect or concern for.
to think highly of; esteem.
to take into account; consider.
to look at; observe.
to relate to; concern.
to see, look at, or conceive of in a particular way; judge:
I regard every assignment as a challenge.
(v.i.)to pay attention.
to look or gaze.
to err with regard to facts.
an aspect, point, or particular:
quite satisfactory in this regard.
thought; attention; concern.
a look; gaze.
respect, esteem, or deference.
kindly feeling; liking.
regards, sentiments of esteem or affection:
Give them my regards.
Idioms for regard:
as regards,concerning; about.
with or in regard to,with reference to; as regards; concerning.
* Usage: The phrases asregards , inregardto , and withregardto are standard and occur in all varieties of spoken and written English, esp. in business writing: As regards your letter of January 19… However, these phrases are sometimes regarded as unwieldy substitutes for about or concerning, which may be easily substituted if desired. The phrases inregardsto and withregardsto are widely rejected as errors.
Origin of regard:
1350–1400; (n.) ME < MF, n. der. of regarder to look at (cf. reward ); (v.) late ME < MF regarder. See re -, guard
(usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
"it differs in that respect"
attentiveness, heed, regard, paying attention(noun)
paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
"his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"
regard, wish, compliments(noun)
(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
"give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
a long fixed look
"he fixed his paternal gaze on me"
esteem, regard, respect(noun)
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
"it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
a feeling of friendship and esteem
"she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
respect, esteem, regard(verb)
an attitude of admiration or esteem
"she lost all respect for him"
see, consider, reckon, view, regard(verb)
deem to be
"She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
look at attentively
involve, affect, regard(verb)
connect closely and often incriminatingly
"This new ruling affects your business"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a feeling of liking or respect for sb or sth
a man with no regard for women; She clearly had no regard for anyone else's feelings.
to have a lot of respect for sb
greetings or best wishes
Send your parents my regards.
on the subject of; = concerning
With regard to her depression, there are several things we can try.
to think about in a particular way; = view, consider
I regard Jim as a member of the family.
A steady look, a gaze.
One's concern for another; esteem.
A particular aspect or detail; respect, sense.
To set store by (something), to hold (someone) in esteem; to consider to have value, to respect.
To look at; to observe.
She regarded us warily.
To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc.
I always regarded tabloid journalism as a social evil.
To take notice of, pay attention to.
To have to do with, to concern.
Origin: From reguard, reguarde, regard, from regarder, from re- + garder. Compare guard, reward.
to keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon
hence, to look or front toward; to face
to look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly
to look upon, as in a certain relation; to hold as an popinion; to consider; as, to regard abstinence from wine as a duty; to regard another as a friend or enemy
to consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward; as, to regard one with favor or dislike
to pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem
to take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition
to have relation to, as bearing upon; to respect; to relate to; to touch; as, an argument does not regard the question; -- often used impersonally; as, I agree with you as regards this or that
to look attentively; to consider; to notice
a look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze
attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice
that view of the mind which springs from perception of value, estimable qualities, or anything that excites admiration; respect; esteem; reverence; affection; as, to have a high regard for a person; -- often in the plural
state of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account
consideration; thought; reflection; heed
matter for consideration; account; condition
respect; relation; reference
object of sight; scene; view; aspect
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'regard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3993
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'regard' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3491
Rank popularity for the word 'regard' in Nouns Frequency: #2073
Rank popularity for the word 'regard' in Verbs Frequency: #220
Translations for regard
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
He ran into the burning house without regard for his safety.
- om na te dinkAfrikaans
- تَفْكير، إنْتِباهArabic
- consideraçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die RücksichtGerman
- προσοχή, μέριμναGreek
- consideración; atenciónSpanish
- توجه؛ ملاحظهFarsi
- תְּשוּמת לֵבHebrew
- obzirom naCroatian
- dėmesys, paisymasLithuanian
- nedomājot parLatvian
- hensyn(tagen), tanke påNorwegian
- توجه؛ ملاحظهPersian
- ohľad, zreteľSlovak
- 考慮Chinese (Trad.)
- suy nghĩ; sự chú ýVietnamese
- 考虑Chinese (Simp.)
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