verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of regard
Examples from the Web for regard
I think the response of the French government so far has been pretty appropriate in that regard.
Your letter highlights so many of the harsh realities trans people face, specifically in regard to how society rejects us.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Fracking, in this regard, is no different from gypsum mining, or some kinds of industrial agriculture.
Mahoney helped author the I-STOP legislation based on data his office collected in regard to fraud.No More Paper Prescriptions: Docs Fight Fraud by Going Electronic|Dale Eisinger|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And with regard to taking on Hillary Clinton, he does no better than any of the rest of them.
The statesman felt it; it put new vigor into the despatches he wrote and the measures he devised with regard to the slave-trade.The Personal Life Of David Livingstone|William Garden Blaikie
The sound which had disturbed him was not repeated, and his two companions paid no regard to his remark.Sergeant Silk the Prairie Scout|Robert Leighton
At his purposes with regard to the relations of England and Normandy it would be vain to guess.William the Conqueror|Edward Augustus Freeman
Intuition is seen at its best where it is directly useful, for example in regard to other people's characters and dispositions.Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays|Bertrand Russell
Even the more than regard with which my soul prompted me to look back to Amy Willoughby was a pain to me.A Bicycle of Cathay|Frank R. Stockton
Word Origin for regard
mid-14c., "a consideration; a judgment," from Old French regard, from regarder "take notice of," from re-, intensive prefix + garder "look, heed" (see guard (n.)). Meanings "a look, appearance; respect, esteem, favor, kindly feeling which springs from a consideration of estimable qualities" all recorded late 14c. Phrase in regard to is from mid-15c. (Chaucer uses at regard of).
mid-14c., "consider" (that something is so), from Middle French regarder "to look at," from regard (see regard (n.)). Meaning "look upon, observe" is from 1520s, as is that of "observe a certain respect toward." Related: Regarded; regarding.
see in regard to.