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Meaning of REGARD

Pronunciation:  ri'gârd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a long fixed look; "he fixed his paternal gaze on me"
  2. [n]  paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"
  3. [n]  (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect"
  4. [n]  (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
  5. [n]  an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
  6. [n]  a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
  7. [n]  the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
  8. [v]  consider or deem to be; regard; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
  9. [v]  look at attentively
  10. [v]  connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business"

REGARD is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: affect, attentiveness, compliments, consider, consider, esteem, esteem, gaze, heed, involve, paying attention, reckon, respect, respect, respect, see, view, wish
 Antonyms: disesteem, disrespect, heedlessness, inattentiveness
 See Also: abstract, advertence, advertency, affection, affectionateness, appreciate, attending, attention, attitude, bear on, believe, call, capitalise, capitalize, come to, conceive, concern, deem, detail, disesteem, disrespect, esteem, estimate, estimation, expect, favor, favour, fondness, greeting, heart, hold, honor, honour, idealise, idealize, identify, implicate, include, item, laurels, like, look, make, mental attitude, pertain, point, prise, prize, reconsider, refer, reify, relate, relativise, relativize, respect, salutation, stare, stature, take for, tenderness, think, touch, touch on, treasure, value, view as, warmheartedness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*gard"\ (r?*g?rd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regarded}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Regarding}.] [F. regarder; pref. re- re +
    garder to guard, heed, keep. See {Guard}, and cf. {Reward}.]
    1. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze
             Your niece regards me with an eye of favor. --Shak.
    2. Hence, to look or front toward; to face. [Obs.]
             It is peninsula which regardeth the mainland.
             That exceedingly beatiful seat, on the ass?ent of a
             hill, flanked with wood and regarding the river.
    3. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay
       attention to; to notice or remark particularly.
             If much you note him, You offened him; . . . feed,
             and regard him not.                   --Shak.
    4. To look upon, as in a certain relation; to hold as an
       popinion; to consider; as, to regard abstinence from wine
       as a duty; to regard another as a friend or enemy.
    5. To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward;
       as, to regard one with favor or dislike.
             His associates seem to have regarded him with
             kindness.                             --Macaulay.
    6. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar
       value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.
             He that regardeth thae day, regardeth it into the
             LOrd.                                 --Rom. xiv. 6.
             Here's Beaufort, that regards nor God nor king.
    7. To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact
       or condition. ``Nether regarding that she is my child, nor
       fearing me as if II were her father.'' --Shak.
    8. To have relation to, as bearing upon; to respect; to
       relate to; to touch; as, an argument does not regard the
       question; -- often used impersonally; as, I agree with you
       as regards this or that.
    Syn: To consider; observe; remark; heed; mind; respect;
         esteem; estimate; value. See {Attend}.
  2. \Re*gard"\ (r?*g?rd"), v. i.
    To look attentively; to consider; to notice. [Obs.] --Shak.
  3. \Re*gard"\, n. [F. regard See {Regard}, v. t.]
    1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.
             But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled.
    2. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest;
       observation; heed; notice.
             Full many a lady I have eyed with best regard.
    3. That view of the mind which springs from perception of
       value, estimable qualities, or anything that excites
       admiration; respect; esteem; reverence; affection; as, to
       have a high regard for a person; -- often in the plural.
             He has rendered himself worthy of their most
             favorable regards.                    --A. Smith.
             Save the long-sought regards of woman, nothing is
             sweeter than those marks of childish preference.
    4. State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise;
       estimation; repute; note; account.
             A man of meanest regard amongst them, neither having
             wealth or power.                      --Spenser.
    5. Consideration; thought; reflection; heed.
             Sad pause and deep regard become the sage. --Shak.
    6. Matter for consideration; account; condition. [Obs.]
       ``Reason full of good regard.'' --Shak.
    7. Respect; relation; reference.
             Persuade them to pursue and persevere in virtue,
             with regard to themselves; in justice and goodness
             with regard to their neighbors; and piefy toward
             God.                                  --I. Watts.
    Note: The phrase in regard of was formerly used as equivalent
          in meaning to on account of, but in modern usage is
          often improperly substituted for in respect to, or in
          regard to. --G. P. Marsh.
                Change was thought necessary in regard of the
                injury the church did receive by a number of
                things then in use.                --Hooker.
                In regard of its security, it had a great
                advantage over the bandboxes.      --Dickens.
    8. Object of sight; scene; view; aspect. [R.]
             Throw out our eyes for brave Othello, Even till we
             make the main and the a["e]rial blue An indistinct
             regard.                               --Shak.
    9. (O.Eng.Law) Supervision; inspection.
    {At regard of}, in consideration of; in comparison with.
       [Obs.] ``Bodily penance is but short and little at regard
       of the pains of hell.'' --Chaucer.
    {Court of regard}, a forest court formerly held in England
       every third year for the lawing, or expeditation, of dogs,
       to prevent them from running after deer; -- called also
       {survey of dogs}. --Blackstone.
    Syn: Respect; consideration; notice; observance; heed; care;
         concern; estimation; esteem; attachment; reverence.