verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of regard
Synonyms for regard
Examples from the Web for well-regarded
Contemporary Examples of well-regarded
If people have jobs, and feel secure, then Obama will leave office like Clinton—popular and well-regarded.Worst Fifth Year Ever? Maybe. But the Economy Will be the Judge of Obama
December 18, 2013
Yet the judge, a seemingly intelligent and well-regarded woman, apparently bought it.No, Affluenza Is Not a Real Thing
Dr. Michelle K. London
December 16, 2013
David Freedlander reports on the outburst by spokeswoman Barbara Morgan, previously a well-regarded flack.Anthony Weiner Aide’s Rant Is the Capper to a Campaign Gone Wild
August 1, 2013
The phenomenon has caught the attention of Nature, one of the most competitive and well-regarded scientific journals.Real Academia Deals With the Rise of Pseudo-Academia
April 8, 2013
Since its founding, Jesuits are known for free-thinking, which has helped make its universities so well-regarded.Pope Francis Is a Jesuit: Seven Things You Need to Know About the Society of Jesus
March 14, 2013
adjective (well regarded when postpositive)
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.