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Definition of Regard


  1. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon.
  2. Hence, to look or front toward; to face.
  3. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly.
  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.
  6. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.
  7. To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition.
  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.
  9. To look attentively; to consider; to notice.
  10. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.
  11. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice.
  12. 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.
  13. State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account.
  14. Consideration; thought; reflection; heed.
  15. Matter for consideration; account; condition.
  16. Respect; relation; reference.
  17. Object of sight; scene; view; aspect.
  18. Supervision; inspection.

Regard Quotations

To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
Albert Einstein

I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.
Nelson Mandela

Some people regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot. Others look on it as a cow they can milk. Not enough people see it as a healthy horse, pulling a sturdy wagon.
Winston Churchill

Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.
C. S. Lewis

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.
John F. Kennedy
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Regard Translations

regard in Afrikaans is aansien, oorweeg, kyk na, kyk
regard in Dutch is tel, achting
regard in Finnish is katsella, harkita
regard in Italian is attenzione, stimare, riguardo, considerare
regard in Latin is contemplor, habeo habui habitum
regard in Spanish is observar, apreciar, contemplar, deferencia, mirar

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