verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of regard
Synonyms for regard
Related Words for regardednotice, watch, note, see, observe, respect, witness, view, consider, think, admire, deem, treat, revere, concern, spy, remark, flash, eye, attend
Examples from the Web for regarded
Contemporary Examples of regarded
Critics praised his crooning, even if they regarded it little more than a gimmick.Future Makes Us Rethink Everything We Thought We Knew About Rap Artists
December 15, 2014
Even after he became a citizen in 1955, he regarded himself as an Englishman abroad.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
Throughout the late 1960s and 1970s, many old Nazis managed discreetly to trickle back to what they regarded as the Fatherland.Hitler’s Henchmen in Arabia
December 7, 2014
It was regarded as so deeply onerous that the dictator Anastasio “Tachito” Somoza abolished it in 1970.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution
November 30, 2014
Humankind has a really bad track record with those who are regarded as “other” by the majority.Ferguson, Immigration, and ‘Us Vs. Them’
November 27, 2014
Historical Examples of regarded
This was quite true of Harry and Hope, but not at all true as regarded Emilia.Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
But Viviette regarded him with a smile--the smile of woman's superior wisdom.Viviette
William J. Locke
Mr. Gladstone may be regarded as the pioneer of the movement.
This was regarded as the bugle-call to the Liberal party for the coming battle.
Tories and Peers especially were enraged, and regarded themselves as baffled.
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.