Definition of Regard

1. Noun. (usually preceded by 'in') a detail or point. "It differs in that respect"

Exact synonyms: Respect
Generic synonyms: Detail, Item, Point

2. Verb. Deem to be. "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

3. Noun. Paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people). "He spends without heed to the consequences"
Exact synonyms: Attentiveness, Heed, Paying Attention
Generic synonyms: Attending, Attention
Specialized synonyms: Advertence, Advertency
Attributes: Heedless, Unheeding, Attentive, Heedful, Paying Attention, Thoughtful
Derivative terms: Attentive, Heed
Antonyms: Inattentiveness

4. Verb. Look at attentively. "Sam cannot regard Sue "
Exact synonyms: Consider
Generic synonyms: Look

5. Noun. (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare. ; "My best wishes"
Exact synonyms: Compliments, Wish
Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Generic synonyms: Greeting, Salutation
Derivative terms: Wish

6. Verb. Connect closely and often incriminatingly. "This new ruling affects your business"
Exact synonyms: Affect, Involve
Generic synonyms: Bear On, Come To, Concern, Have-to Doe With, Pertain, Refer, Relate, Touch, Touch On
Specialized synonyms: Implicate
Derivative terms: Involvement

7. Noun. A long fixed look. "He fixed his paternal gaze on me"
Exact synonyms: Gaze
Generic synonyms: Stare
Derivative terms: Gaze

8. Noun. The condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded). "A man who has earned high regard"
Exact synonyms: Esteem, Respect
Generic synonyms: Honor, Honour, Laurels
Specialized synonyms: Stature
Antonyms: Disesteem
Derivative terms: Esteem, Respect, Respect

9. Noun. A feeling of friendship and esteem. "He inspires respect"
Exact synonyms: Respect
Generic synonyms: Affection, Affectionateness, Fondness, Heart, Philia, Tenderness, Warmheartedness, Warmness
Derivative terms: Respect

10. Noun. An attitude of admiration or esteem. "She lost all respect for him"
Exact synonyms: Esteem, Respect
Generic synonyms: Attitude, Mental Attitude
Specialized synonyms: Estimate, Estimation
Derivative terms: Esteem, Respect, Respect
Antonyms: Disrespect

Definition of Regard

1. v. t. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon.

2. v. i. To look attentively; to consider; to notice.

3. n. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.

Definition of Regard

1. Noun. A steady look, a gaze. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

2. Noun. One's concern for another; esteem. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

3. Noun. (context: preceded by “in” or “with”) A particular aspect or detail; respect, sense. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To set store by (something), to hold (someone) in esteem; to consider to have value, to respect. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

5. Verb. To look at; to observe. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

7. Verb. (transitive archaic) To take notice of, pay attention to. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To have to do with, to concern. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

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Definition of Regard

1. to look upon with a particular feeling [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Regard

1. 1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. "But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled." (Milton) 2. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice. "Full many a lady I have eyed with best regard." (Shak) 3. 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. "He has rendered himself worthy of their most favorable regards." (A. Smith) "Save the long-sought regards of woman, nothing is sweeter than those marks of childish preference." (Hawthorne) 4. State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account. "A man of meanest regard amongst them, neither having wealth or power." (Spenser) 5. Consideration; thought; reflection; heed. "Sad pause and deep regard become the sage." (Shak) 6. Matter for conssideration; account; condition. "Reason full of good regard." 7. Respect; relation; reference. "Persuade them to pursue and persevere in virtue, with regard to themselves; in justice and goodness with regard to their neighbors; and piefy toward God." (I. Watts) The phrase in regard of was formerly used as equivalent in meaning to on account of, but in modern usage is often improperly substituted for in respect to, or in regard to. "Change was thought necessary in regard of the injury the church did receive by a number of things then in use." (Hooker) "In regard of its security, it had a great advantage over the bandboxes." (Dickens) 8. Object of sight; scene; view; aspect. "Throw out our eyes for brave Othello, Even till we make the main and the aerial blue An indistinct regard." (Shak) 9. Supervision; inspection. at regard of, in consideration of; in comparison with. "Bodily penance is but short and little at regard of the pains of hell." . Court of regard, a forest court formerly held in England every third year for the lawing, or expeditation, of dogs, to prevent them from running after deer; called also survey of dogs. Synonym: Respect, consideration, notice, observance, heed, care, concern, estimation, esteem, attachment, reverence. Origin: F. Regard See Regard. 1. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon. "Your niece regards me with an eye of favor." (Shak) 2. Hence, to look or front toward; to face. "It is peninsula which regardeth the mainland." (Sandys) "That exceedingly beatiful seat, on the assent of a hill, flanked with wood and regarding the river." (Evelyn) 3. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly. "If much you note him, You offened him; . . . Feed, and regard him not." (Shak) 4. 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. 5. To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward; as, to regard one with favor or dislike. "His associates seem to have regarded him with kindness." (Macaulay) 6. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem. "He that regardeth thae day, regardeth it into the LOrd." (Rom. Xiv. 6) "Here's Beaufort, that regards nor God nor king." (Shak) 7. To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition. "Nether regarding that she is my child, nor fearing me as if II were her father." 8. 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. Synonym: To consider, observe, remark, heed, mind, respect, esteem, estimate, value. See Attend. Origin: F. Regarder; pref. Re- re + garder to guard, heed, keep. See Guard, and cf. Reward. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Regard

regard as
regard to

Literary usage of Regard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1919)
"THE LACK OF UNIFORMITY IN THE LAW AND PRACTICE OF STATES WITH regard TO MERCHANT VESSELS THERE is at present considerable discussion regarding questions ..."

2. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1888)
"SECTION I. Of scepticism with regard to reason. PART IV. IN all demonstrative sciences the rules are certain and -- infallible; but when we apply them, ..."

3. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1888)
"... 'till they have first subverted all conviction, and have totally destroy'd human reason. SECTION II Of scepticism with regard to the senses. ..."

4. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume (1890)
"I.—Of Scepticism with regard to Reason. IN all demonstrative sciences the rules are certain Wmd infallible ; but when we apply them, our fallible and ..."

5. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"For you surely would not regard the skilled mathematician as a dialectician ? Assuredly not, he said ; I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was ..."

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