Definitions for regard
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word regard.
(usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
"it differs in that respect"
attentiveness, heed, regard, paying attentionnoun
paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
"his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"
regard, wish, complimentsnoun
(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, respectnoun
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, regardverb
an attitude of admiration or esteem
"she lost all respect for him"
see, consider, reckon, view, regardverb
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, regardverb
connect closely and often incriminatingly
"This new ruling affects your business"
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.
Etymology: From reguard, reguarde, regard, from regarder, from re- + garder. Compare guard, reward.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: regard, Fr. from the verb.
The nature of the sentence he is to pronounce, the rule of judgment by which he will proceed, requires that a particular regard be had to our observation of this precept. Francis Atterbury.
To him they had regard, because long he had bewitched them. Acts viii. 11.
With some regard to what is just and right,
They’ll lead their lives. John Milton.
Mac Ferlagh was a man of meanest regard amongst them, neither having wealth nor power. Edmund Spenser, on Ireland.
Change was thought necessary, in regard of the great hurt which the church did receive by a number of things then in use. Richard Hooker, b. iv. s. 14.
How best we may
Compose our present evils, with regard
Of what we are and where. John Milton.
Their business is to address all the ranks of mankind, and persuade them to pursue and persevere in virtue, with regard to themselves; in justice and goodness, with regard to their neighbours; and piety towards God. Isaac Watts.
Soft words to his fierce passion she assay’d;
But her with stern regard he thus repell’d. John Milton.
He, surpriz’d with humble joy, survey’d
One sweet regard, shot by the royal maid. Dryden.
Throw out our eyes for brave Othello,
Even till we make the main and th’ aerial blue
An indistinct regard. William Shakespeare, Othello.
Etymology: regarder, Fr.
This aspect of mine,
The best regarded virgins of our clime
Have lov’d. William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.
To know their God, or message to regard. John Milton.
If much you note him,
You offend him; feed and regard him not. William Shakespeare.
The king marvelled at the young man’s courage, for that he nothing regarded the pains. 2 Mac. vii. 12.
He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. Rom. xiv. 6.
He that observeth the wind shall never sow, and he that regardeth the clouds shall never reap. Proverbs.
It is a peninsula, which regardeth the mainland. George Sandys.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-gärd′, v.t. to observe particularly: to hold in respect or affection: to pay attention to: to care for: to keep or observe: to esteem: to consider as important or valuable: to have respect or relation to.—n. (orig.) look, gaze: attention with interest: observation: respect: affection: repute: relation: reference: (pl.) good wishes.—adjs. Regar′dable; Regar′dant, looking to: (her.) looking behind or backward.—n. Regar′der.—adj. Regard′ful, full of regard: taking notice: heedful: attentive.—adv. Regard′fully.—n. Regard′fulness.—prep. Regar′ding, respecting, concerning.—adj. Regard′less, without regard: not attending: negligent: heedless.—adv. Regard′lessly.—ns. Regard′lessness; Regard′-ring, a ring set with stones whose initial letters make the word regard, as ruby, emerald, garnet, amethyst, ruby, diamond.—As regards, with regard to; In regard of, in view of; In this regard, in this respect. [Fr. regarder—re-, again, garder, to keep.]
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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
The numerical value of regard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of regard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Philosophy does not regard pedigree, she received Plato not as a noble, but she made him one.
At some point, the gains achieved by the JCPOA, can not be fully recovered by a return to the JCPOA if The Iranians continues the activities that The Iranians's undertaken with regard to The Iranians nuclear program activities, that, of course, are breaking... through the constraints imposed by the JCPOA.
Hong Kong universities regard themselves as paragons of free speech and freedom of expression and a place where different views can be celebrated and used to the advantage of society, i think my job and the job of our colleagues … is to do our damnedest to see those principles protected.
Tummy doesn’t look or feel like you want it to, pelvic floor doesn’t work like you want it to, so there’s kind of an emotional shutdown with regard to that whole part of our body, you can’t strengthen muscles or a group of muscles if they’re not connected— if mind and muscle are not talking anymore.
I don’t think there is any question that if Hillary is elected, government is going to expand. With regard to military and foreign policy, she has been an architect, is anything going to change with regards to foreign policy? No.
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Translations for regard
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- považovat, ohledCzech
- [[olla]] [[johonkin]] [[päin]], yksityiskohta, kiinnittää huomiota, arvostaa, ottaa huomioon, koskea, huomiointi, olla [[jonkin]] [[puolella]], katsella, [[pitää]] [[jonakin]], suhde, katsoa, huomioidaFinnish
- ce qui concerneFrench
- aire, suimScottish Gaelic
- 관련, 주목하다Korean
- kōtua, matihereMāori
- beschouwen, achting, respectDutch
- aktelse, respekt, betraktning, Når det gjelderNorwegian
- wzgląd, szacunek, respektPolish
- que diz respeito, consideraçãoPortuguese
- забо́та, что касается, взгляд, внима́ние, уваже́ниеRussian
- що стосуєтьсяUkrainian
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