to look upon or think of with a particular feeling: to regard a person with favor.
to have or show respect or concern for.
to think highly of; esteem.
to take into account; consider.
to look at; observe: She regarded him with amusement.
to relate to; concern: The news does not regard the explosion.
to see, look at, or conceive of in a particular way; judge (usually followed by as): I regard every assignment as a challenge. They regarded his behavior as childish.
to pay attention.
to look or gaze.
reference; relation: to err with regard to facts.
an aspect, point, or particular: quite satisfactory in this regard.
thought; attention; concern.
respect, esteem, or deference: a high regard for scholarship.
kindly feeling; liking.
regards, sentiments of esteem or affection: Give them my regards.
Idioms about regard
as regards. as1 (def. 27).
with / in regard to, referring to; concerning: With regard to the new contract, we have some questions. : Also Informal, with / in regards to .
- un·re·gard·ed, adjective
- un·re·gard·ed·ly, adverb
- well-re·gard·ed, adjective
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How to use regard in a sentence
Especially with regard to medical services, it’s dangerous to have it just on an app … it limits the number of people who can use it.India is betting on glitchy software to inoculate 300 million people by August | Lindsay Muscato | February 10, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
We knew going into the season that the NHL’s all-Canadian North Division would be very fun and very competitive, and in that regard it has not disappointed.Which Of The NHL’s Best Teams So Far Are For Real? | Neil Paine (email@example.com) | February 5, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
In that regard, Ellsberg has a new bone to pick with the Times.
With regard to bread or other recipes, any recipe developer worth their salt will tell you that you need to pay attention to much more than timing.How to help your dough rise to the occasion in winter | Becky Krystal | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Previously, advertisers created blocklists of keywords to exclude, but this option could give you more control over where ads are placed in the Facebook News Feed, especially in regard to sensitive content.Facebook testing brand safety topic exclusions for advertisers | Carolyn Lyden | January 29, 2021 | Search Engine Land
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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
And with regard to taking on Hillary Clinton, he does no better than any of the rest of them.
No man should regard the subject of religion as decided for him until he has read The Golden Bough.God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
The Spaniards, indeed, feigned to regard them only as a remnant of the rebels who had joined the pre-existing brigand bands.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Soon after that, I wrote you in regard to the condition in which we found this infant Church and Colony.
Condition of the archbishopric of Manila in regard to the affairs of ecclesiastical and secular government.
None the less it is the most nearly true of all the broad generalizations that can be attempted in regard to mankind.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
British Dictionary definitions for regard
to look closely or attentively at (something or someone); observe steadily
(tr) to hold (a person or thing) in respect, admiration, or affection: we regard your work very highly
(tr) to look upon or consider in a specified way: she regarded her brother as her responsibility
(tr) to relate to; concern; have a bearing on
to take notice of or pay attention to (something); heed: he has never regarded the conventions
as regards (preposition) in respect of; concerning
a gaze; look
attention; heed: he spends without regard to his bank balance
esteem, affection, or respect
reference, relation, or connection (esp in the phrases with regard to or in regard to)
(plural) good wishes or greetings (esp in the phrase with kind regards, used at the close of a letter)
in this regard on this point
- regardable, adjective
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Other Idioms and Phrases with regard
see in regard to.
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