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Definitions of regard

  1. connect closely and often incriminatingly; " This new ruling affects your business"
  2. consider or deem to be; regard; " 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"
  3. look at carefully; study mentally; " view a problem"
  4. an attitude of admiration or esteem; " she lost all respect for him"
  5. the condition of being honored ( esteemed or respected or well regarded); " it is held in esteem"; " a man who has earned high regard"
  6. a long fixed look; " he fixed his paternal gaze on me"
  7. ( usually preceded by ` in') a detail or point; " it differs in that respect"
  8. a feeling of friendship and esteem; " she mistook his manly regard for love"; " he inspires respect"
  9. 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"
  10. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon.
  11. Hence, to look or front toward; to face.
  12. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly.
  13. 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.
  14. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.
  15. To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition.
  16. To look attentively; to consider; to notice.
  17. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.
  18. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice.
  19. State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account.
  20. Consideration; thought; reflection; heed.
  21. Matter for consideration; account; condition.
  22. Respect; relation; reference.
  23. Object of sight; scene; view; aspect.
  24. Supervision; inspection.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Affection; respect; consideration; care; close attention or notice; a look or gaze; reference.
  28. To observe closely; look upon; as, she regarded him with a frown; consider; as, I regard her as an enemy; heed; respect; as, regard my words; esteem; care for; as, I regard him highly; relate to; concern; as, the matter regards your happiness.
  29. ( orig.) Look, gaze: attention with interest: observation: respect: affection: repute: relation: reference.
  30. REGARDER.
  31. Attention; esteem; relation; reference.
  32. To observe; consider; esteem.
  33. To observe closely; consider.
  34. To esteem.
  35. To concern; relate to.
  36. Respect; attention; notice.
  37. Common repute. 3 Reference.
  38. A courteous greeting.
  39. Attention of the mind; consideration; respect; repute.
  40. To notice particularly; to beed; to value; to esteem; to respect.
  41. To notice with particular attention; to observe; to remark; to attend to with respect; to fix the mind on, as a matter of importance; to pay attention to; to respect; to esteem.
  42. Attention of mind from a feeling of interest; attention as a matter of importance; notice; heed; respect; esteem; relation; reference to; look; aspect directed to another.

Usage examples for regard

  1. " You need not regard that," said Father Marty. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  2. I cannot do without some regard from you while we are both here. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. You may regard it as impertinent of me to recall this fact to your attention. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  4. It was these circumstances, concluded Herr von Knobelsdorff, which I had in mind when I begged your Royal Highness to regard your personal wishes and plans continually in the light of the general good. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  5. Of herself, in regard to the money, she thought very little at the present moment. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  6. " If you knew the nature of my regard for yourself, you would see why it should be so. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  7. Indeed I regard Miss Coningham as one of my hands already. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  8. I was deceived in regard to Luisito in the beginning. – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  9. A personal friendship will often follow a business friendship but business friendship will not always follow personal regard. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  10. Don't let us hear any more of this, if you have any regard for me. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  11. What can induce men to regard it with suspicion? – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  12. I pray you never to mention it again, if you have any regard for my peace of mind. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  13. Latimer did not regard this. – Gallegher and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis
  14. You have some regard for your young mistress, I know, Malcolm. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  15. She continued to regard Bryce steadily, and Bryce did not like the way in which she was looking at him. – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  16. He is the most valuable possession I have on earth; therefore you may measure my regard for you. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  17. But now, with regard to money; you say he wants money. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Believe me, I have a great regard for you; but to love you- as I now know how one can love another human being- that I have never done. – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen
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