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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REG'ARD, v.t.
1. To look towards; to point or be directed.
It is a peninsula which regardeth the main land.
2. To observe; to notice with some particularity.
If much you note him, you offend him; feed and regard him not.
3. To attend to with respect and estimation; to value.
This aspect of mine, the best regarded virgins of your clime have lov'd.
4. To attend to as a thing that affects our interest or happiness; to fix the mind on as a matter of importance. He does not regard the pain he feels. He does not regard the loss he has suffered. He regards only the interest of the community.
5. To esteem; to hold in respect and affection. The people regard their pastor, and treat him with great kindness. 2 Kings 3.
6. To keep; to observe with religious or solemn attention.
He that regardeth the day, regardeth it to the Lord.
Romans 14.
7. To attend to as something to influence our conduct.
He that regardeth the clouds shall not reap. Ecclesiastes 11.
8. To consider seriously; to lay to heart.
They regard not the work of the Lord. Isaiah 5.
9. To notice with pity or concern. Deutoronomy 28.
10. To notice favorably or with acceptance; to hear and answer.
He will regard the prayer of the destitute. Psalms 102.
11. To love and esteem; to practice; as, to regard iniquity in the heart. Psalms 64.
12. To respect; to have relation to. The argument does not regard the question.
To regard the person, to value for outward honor, wealth or power. Matthew 22.
1. Look; aspect directed to another.
But her with stern regard he thus repell'd.
[Nearly or quite obsolete.]
2. Attention of the mind; respect in relation to something. He has no regard to the interest of society; his motives are wholly selfish.
3. Respect; esteem; reverence; that view of the mind which springs from value, estimable qualities, or any thing that excites admiration.
With some regard to what is just and right they'll lead their lives.
To him they had regard, because of long time he had bewitched them with sorceries. Acts 8.
4. Respect; account.
Change was thought necessary, in regard of the injury the church received by a number of things then in use.
5. Relation; reference.
To persuade them to pursue and preserve in virtue, in regard to themselves; in justice and goodness, in regard to their neighbors; and piety towards God.
6. Note; eminence; account.
Mac Ferlagh was a man of meanest regard among them.
7. Matter demanding notice.
8. Prospect; object of sight. [Not proper nor in use.]
9. In the forest laws, view; inspection.
Court of regard, or survey of dogs, a forest court in England, held every third year for the lawing or expeditation of mastifs, that is, for cutting off the claws and ball of the fore feet, to prevent them from running after deer.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs in that respect" [syn: respect, regard]
2: paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people); "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences" [syn: attentiveness, heed, regard, paying attention] [ant: heedlessness, inattentiveness]
3: (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes" [syn: regard, wish, compliments]
4: a long fixed look; "he fixed his paternal gaze on me" [syn: gaze, regard]
5: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard" [syn: esteem, regard, respect] [ant: disesteem]
6: a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect" [syn: regard, respect]
7: an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him" [syn: respect, esteem, regard] [ant: disrespect] v
1: deem to be; "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" [syn: see, consider, reckon, view, regard]
2: look at attentively [syn: regard, consider]
3: connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling affects your business" [syn: involve, affect, regard]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from regarder Date: 14th century 1. archaic appearance 2. a. attention, consideration <due regard should be given to all facets of the question> b. a protective interest ; care <has no regard for her health> 3. look, gaze 4. a. the worth or estimation in which something or someone is held <a man of small regard> b. (1) a feeling of respect and affection ; esteem <she soon won the regard of her colleagues> (2) plural friendly greetings implying such feeling <give him my regards> 5. a basis of action or opinion ; motive 6. an aspect to be taken into consideration ; respect <is a small school, and is fortunate in this regard> 7. obsolete intention II. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French regarder to look back at, regard, from re- + garder to guard, look at more at guard Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to consider and appraise usually from a particular point of view <is highly regarded as a mechanic> 2. to pay attention to ; take into consideration or account 3. a. to show respect or consideration for b. to hold in high esteem 4. to look at 5. archaic to relate to intransitive verb 1. to look attentively ; gaze 2. to pay attention ; heed Synonyms: regard, respect, esteem, admire mean to recognize the worth of a person or thing. regard is a general term that is usually qualified <he is highly regarded in the profession>. respect implies a considered evaluation or estimation <after many years they came to respect her views>. esteem implies greater warmth of feeling accompanying a high valuation <no citizen of the town was more highly esteemed>. admire suggests usually enthusiastic appreciation and often deep affection <a friend that I truly admire>.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. --v.tr. 1 gaze on steadily (usu. in a specified way) (regarded them suspiciously). 2 give heed to; take into account; let one's course be affected by. 3 look upon or contemplate mentally in a specified way (I regard them kindly; I regard it as an insult). 4 (of a thing) have relation to; have some connection with. --n. 1 a gaze; a steady or significant look. 2 (foll. by to, for) attention or care. 3 (foll. by for) esteem; kindly feeling; respectful opinion. 4 a respect; a point attended to (in this regard). 5 (in pl.) an expression of friendliness in a letter etc.; compliments (sent my best regards). Phrases and idioms: as regards about, concerning; in respect of. in (or with) regard to as concerns; in respect of. Etymology: ME f. OF regard f. regarder (as RE-, garder GUARD)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Regard Re*gard" (r?*g?rd"), v. i. To look attentively; to consider; to notice. [Obs.] --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Regard 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. --Milton. 2. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice. Full many a lady I have eyed with best regard. --Shak. 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. --Hawthorne. 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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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. 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. --Sandys. That exceedingly beatiful seat, on the ass?ent of a hill, flanked with wood and regarding the river. --Evelyn. 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. --Shak. 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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(regards, regarding, regarded) Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English. 1. If you regard someone or something as being a particular thing or as having a particular quality, you believe that they are that thing or have that quality. He was regarded as the most successful Chancellor of modern times... I regard creativity both as a gift and as a skill. VERB: be V-ed as n, V n as n 2. If you regard something or someone with a feeling such as dislike or respect, you have that feeling about them. He regarded drug dealers with loathing... VERB: V n with n 3. If you regard someone in a certain way, you look at them in that way. (LITERARY) She regarded him curiously for a moment... The clerk regarded him with benevolent amusement. VERB: V n, V n with n 4. If you have regard for someone or something, you respect them and care about them. If you hold someone in high regard, you have a lot of respect for them. I have a very high regard for him and what he has achieved... The Party ruled the country without regard for the people's views. N-UNCOUNT 5. Regards are greetings. You use regards in expressions such as best regards and with kind regards as a way of expressing friendly feelings towards someone, especially in a letter. Give my regards to your family... N-PLURAL: oft N to n [formulae] 6. You can use as regards to indicate the subject that is being talked or written about. As regards the war, Haig believed in victory at any price. PREP-PHRASE 7. You can use with regard to or in regard to to indicate the subject that is being talked or written about. The department is reviewing its policy with regard to immunisation. = regarding PREP-PHRASE 8. You can use in this regard or in that regard to refer back to something that you have just said. In this regard nothing has changed... I may have made a mistake in that regard. PHRASE: PHR with cl

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. a. 1. Observe, notice, mark, remark, watch, behold, set eyes on, look at, look upon, turn one's eyes. 2. Heed, mind, attend to, respect, pay attention to, give heed to, care for. 3. Esteem, value, respect, reverence, honor. 4. Consider, reckon, account, deem, think, believe, hold, suppose, imagine, treat, look upon, use, estimate. 5. Have reference to, relate to, respect. II. v. n. Consider, reflect, care, bear in mind. III. n. 1. Look, view, gaze. 2. Notice, consideration, attention, heed, observation, observance, care, concern. 3. Relation, reference, respect, account, view. 4. Esteem, affection, liking, respect, consideration, estimation, attachment, reverence, sympathy, interest, concern, love, deference, honor. 5. Repute, esteem, note, account, eminence, reputation. 6. Matter, point, particular, consideration, condition.

Moby Thesaurus

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