from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To look at attentively; observe closely.
- transitive v. To look upon or consider in a particular way: I regard him as a fool.
- transitive v. To hold in esteem or respect: She regards her teachers highly.
- transitive v. To relate or refer to; concern: This item regards their liability.
- transitive v. To take into account; consider.
- transitive v. Obsolete To take care of.
- intransitive v. To look or gaze.
- intransitive v. To give heed; pay attention.
- n. A look or gaze.
- n. Careful thought or attention; heed: She gives little regard to her sister's teasing.
- n. Respect, affection, or esteem: He has high regard for your work.
- n. Good wishes expressing such sentiment: Give the family my best regards.
- n. A particular point or aspect; respect: She was lucky in that regard.
- n. Basis for action; motive.
- n. Obsolete Appearance or aspect.
- idiom as regards Concerning.
- idiom in With respect to.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.
- n. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice.
- n. That view of the mind which springs from perception of value, estimable qualities, or anything that excites admiration; respect; esteem; reverence; affection; ; -- often in the plural.
- n. State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account.
- n. Consideration; thought; reflection; heed.
- n. Matter for consideration; account; condition.
- n. Respect; relation; reference.
- n. Object of sight; scene; view; aspect.
- n. Supervision; inspection.
- intransitive v. To look attentively; to consider; to notice.
- transitive v. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon.
- transitive v. Hence, to look or front toward; to face.
- transitive v. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly.
- transitive v. To look upon, as in a certain relation; to hold as an popinion; to consider
- transitive v. To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward.
- transitive v. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.
- transitive v. To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition.
- transitive v. To have relation to, as bearing upon; to respect; to relate to; to touch; ; -- often used impersonally.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To look upon; observe; notice with some particularity; pay attention to.
- To look toward; have an aspect or prospect toward.
- To attend to with respect; observe a certain respect toward; respect; reverence; honor; esteem.
- To consider of importance, value, moment, or interest; mind; care for: as, to regard the feelings of others; not to regard pain.
- To have or to show certain feelings toward; show a certain disposition toward; treat; use.
- To view; look on; consider: usually followed by as.
- To have relation or respect to; concern: as, this argument does not regard the question.
- To show attention to; care for; guard.
- Synonyms To remark, heed, estimate, value.
- To have concern; care.
- n. Look or gaze; aspect.
- n. Attention, as to a matter of importance or interest; heed; consideration.
- n. That feeling or view of the mind which springs especially from estimable qualities in the object; esteem; affection; respect; reverence: as, to have a great regard for a person.
- n. Repute, good or bad, but especially good; note; account.
- n. Relation; respect; reference; view: often in the phrases in regard to, with regard to.
- n. Matter; point; particular; consideration; condition; respect.
- n. Prospect; object of sight; view.
- n. In old English forest law:
- n. Official view or inspection.
- n. The area within the jurisdiction of the regarders.
- n. plural Respects; good wishes; compliments: as, give my best regards to the family.
- n. Comparatively; relatively. Compare in respect.
- n. In regard to; in respect to.
- n. Synonyms Notice, observance (of), care, concern.
- n. Estimate, Estimation, etc. See esteem, love.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
- n. (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
- v. deem to be
- v. connect closely and often incriminatingly
- v. look at attentively
- n. an attitude of admiration or esteem
- n. a feeling of friendship and esteem
- n. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
- n. (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
- n. a long fixed look
True, it is incredible that men should treat as _chattels_ those whom they truly regard as _human beings; _ but that they should treat as chattels and working animals those whom they _regard_ as such, is no marvel.
'_From that placid aspect and meek regard, _' on the ground that; '_meek regard_ conveys no new idea to _placid aspect_.'
My “pet hate” current dossier in this regard is the soil directive.
One major reason why we are so different than countries like France and Germany in this regard is the overwhelming and determinative role big corporate money plays in our political process and policies.
All we have ever been asked for by local authorities in this regard is the last 3 bank statements showing income.
The only other person who can come close in this regard is the late pop singer-turned national hero Toshe Proeski (1981-2007), but he has been allowed to rest in peace for the last couple of weeks, after the closure of a defamation lawsuit between his girlfriend and his manager.
Whether to let students make their own mistakes in this regard is a philosophical question.
One of the most significant developments in this regard is the introduction of Helice Maki, another transplanted Earthling with an endgame that may or may not align with Quinn's.
Granted Seattle in this regard is at a disadvantage in that it seems the entire city has to agree on something to get anything done whereas East Side cities that might have the population of some single neighborhoods in Seattle can get things moving quicker.
At the moment, of course, the big buzz in this regard is a stoush between a couple of political bloggers.