regard


regard
re|gard1 [ rı`gard ] verb transitive ***
1. ) not usually progressive to think of something or someone in a particular way:
regard someone/something as something: The nuclear reactors, which were regarded as dangerously out of date, were replaced.
widely regarded: Kubrick was widely regarded as one of the most influential postwar film directors.
highly/well regarded (=regarded as very good): a highly regarded young violinist
regard someone/something with suspicion: Any mushroom with a red cap should be regarded with suspicion.
2. ) MAINLY LITERARY to look at something in a particular way:
Cathy regarded the photo thoughtfully.
as regards FORMAL
used for introducing a subject you will be discussing:
As regards the potential energy crisis why aren't we putting money into serious alternative sources of energy?
=> REGARDING
regard
re|gard 2 [ rı`gard ] noun ***
1. ) uncount attention or care that you give to someone or something:
regard for: The road was built without regard for the safety of residents.
2. ) uncount respect and admiration for someone or something: ESTEEM:
He had little regard for his colleagues.
hold someone/something in high/low regard: George Washington was held in high regard by both Northerners and Southerners.
3. ) regards plural greetings:
Give my regards to your parents.
a ) (kind/warm) regards used for ending a letter or e-mail in a friendly but slightly formal way
in this/that regard
used for relating something you have just said to something you will be saying:
The university needs to cut costs but has not made any particular proposals in this regard.
in/with regard to
concerning a particular subject:
a change in the laws with regard to food safety
With regard to the discussion about immigration, I'd like to hear Ms. Masolo's opinion.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • regard — [ r(ə)gar ] n. m. • regart 980; de regarder 1 ♦ Action, manière de diriger les yeux vers un objet, afin de le voir; expression des yeux de la personne qui regarde. Le regard humain. « Les voleurs, les espions, les amants, les diplomates, enfin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • regard — Regard. s. m. Action de la veuë, action par laquelle on regarde. Regard fixe. regard languissant. regard amoureux. doux regard. regard favorable. il a le regard fier, le regard vif. regard rude, terrible, affreux, farouche, regard perçant. il luy …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Regard — Re*gard , n. [F. regard See {Regard}, v. t.] 1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. [1913 Webster] But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regard — Regard, ou regardure, Aspectus, Conspectus, Despectus, Prospectus, Respectus, Contuitus, Intuitus, Spectatio, Visio. Regard {{o=Regarder}} qu on fait de tous costez, Circunspectus. Un regard plus agu et ardant, Aspectus vegetior. Un ferme regard …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • regard — n Regard, respect, esteem, admiration, and their corresponding verbs (regard, respect, esteem, admire) are comparable when they mean a feeling, or to have a feeling, for someone or something which involves recognition of that person s or thing s… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • regard — [ri gärd′] n. [ME < OFr < regarder: see RE & GUARD] 1. a firm, fixed look; gaze 2. consideration; attention; concern [to have some regard for one s safety] 3. respect and affection; esteem [to have high regard for one s teachers] …   English World dictionary

  • regard — 1. Regard is used in a number of complex prepositions, as regards, in regard to, with regard to, as well as the form regarding; all have more or less the same meaning, although the first three are more common at the beginning of sentences. 2. In… …   Modern English usage

  • Regard — 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 upon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regard — [n1] attention, look care, carefulness, cognizance, concern, consciousness, curiosity, gaze, glance, heed, interest, interestedness, mark, mind, note, notice, observance, observation, once over*, remark, scrutiny, stare, view; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • regard — ► VERB 1) think of in a particular way. 2) gaze at in a specified fashion. 3) archaic pay attention to. ► NOUN 1) heed or concern: she rescued him without regard for herself. 2) high opinion; esteem. 3) a steady …   English terms dictionary

  • regard — I (attention) noun advertence, advertency, alertness, application, attentiveness, care, concentration, concern, consideration, examination, heed, needfulness, intentness, interest, mindfulness, notice, observation, scrutiny, vigilance, watch,… …   Law dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.