Definitions of regard

  1. connect closely and often incriminatingly; " This new ruling affects your business"
  2. paying particular notice ( as to children or helpless people); " his attentiveness to her wishes"; " he spends without heed to the consequences"
  3. ( usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; " give him my kind regards"; " my best wishes"
  4. 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"
  5. look at carefully; study mentally; " view a problem"
  6. an attitude of admiration or esteem; " she lost all respect for him"
  7. the condition of being honored ( esteemed or respected or well regarded); " it is held in esteem"; " a man who has earned high regard"
  8. a long fixed look; " he fixed his paternal gaze on me"
  9. ( usually preceded by ` in') a detail or point; " it differs in that respect"
  10. a feeling of friendship and esteem; " she mistook his manly regard for love"; " he inspires respect"
  11. 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"
  12. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon.
  13. Hence, to look or front toward; to face.
  14. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly.
  15. 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.
  16. To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward; as, to regard one with favor or dislike.
  17. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.
  18. To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition.
  19. To look attentively; to consider; to notice.
  20. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.
  21. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice.
  22. State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account.
  23. Consideration; thought; reflection; heed.
  24. Matter for consideration; account; condition.
  25. Respect; relation; reference.
  26. Object of sight; scene; view; aspect.
  27. Supervision; inspection.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Affection; respect; consideration; care; close attention or notice; a look or gaze; reference.
  31. 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.
  32. Look, attention, gaze.
  33. To observe particularly: to hold in respect or affection: to pay attention to: to keep or observe: to esteem: to consider.
  34. ( orig.) Look, gaze: attention with interest: observation: respect: affection: repute: relation: reference.
  36. Attention; esteem; relation; reference.
  37. To observe; consider; esteem.
  38. To observe closely; consider.
  39. To esteem.
  40. To concern; relate to.
  41. Respect; attention; notice.
  42. Common repute. 3 Reference.
  43. A courteous greeting.
  44. Attention of the mind; consideration; respect; repute.
  45. To notice particularly; to beed; to value; to esteem; to respect.
  46. 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.
  47. 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. I was deceived in regard to Luisito in the beginning. – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  2. 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
  3. I pray you never to mention it again, if you have any regard for my peace of mind. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  4. " You need not regard that," said Father Marty. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  5. You have some regard for your young mistress, I know, Malcolm. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  6. Indeed I regard Miss Coningham as one of my hands already. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  7. Of herself, in regard to the money, she thought very little at the present moment. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  8. If you have no pity on me, have regard to your own soul. – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  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. 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
  11. Latimer did not regard this. – Gallegher and Other Stories by Richard Harding Davis
  12. He is the most valuable possession I have on earth; therefore you may measure my regard for you. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  13. " If you knew the nature of my regard for yourself, you would see why it should be so. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  14. I did not see anything unusual in her, in regard to her mind. – Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
  15. What can induce men to regard it with suspicion? – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  16. Don't let us hear any more of this, if you have any regard for me. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  17. But now, with regard to money; you say he wants money. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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