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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

Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.
Lex Luger

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.
Sun Tzu

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.
Adam Smith

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
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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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