verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of regard
Synonyms for regard
Related Words for regardsrespects, love, greeting, deference, salutation, commendations, salutations, devoirs
Examples from the Web for regards
Contemporary Examples of regards
That idea is often invoked in regards to the tricks memory plays, but I wonder how it might come into play in other ways.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination
December 26, 2014
He uses some combination of the words comfort or discomfort in regards to how he feels about situations over 30 times.The Story of the World’s Greatest Cricket Player
December 24, 2014
With regards to Patterson, the cops ended up issuing him four citations, two per eaglet.He Faces Jail for Rescuing Baby Eagles
November 2, 2014
Most people pay attention to this only in regards the Supreme Court, but the lower courts are also critically important.Who Controls the Senate Controls the Courts
Geoffrey R. Stone
November 2, 2014
But it regards these as platforms -- as the beginning, not the end of the process.Font of Invention
September 18, 2014
Historical Examples of regards
A child has a right to finality as regards its compulsory lessons.A Treatise on Parents and Children
George Bernard Shaw
When a man finds that a woman can reason,—do anything but feel,—he regards her as a menace.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
In what does not regard the possession of her, concedo; but in what regards it, nego.The Imaginary Invalid
The Lyce competes formidably with the convents as regards fees.In the Heart of Vosges
"Give Mrs. Bowlder my regards," said the journalist, comprehending the symbolism.The Gentleman From Indiana
Word Origin for regard
plural of regard (n.). In letters, from 1775, from regard in the sense of "esteem, affection" (late 14c.).
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.