What is the meaning of regard?


  • Usually preceded by `in'. ( a detail or point)
    • usage: "it differs in that respect"
  • Paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people. )
    • usage: "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"
  • Usually plural. ( a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare)
    • usage: "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
  • A long fixed look.
    • usage: "he fixed his paternal gaze on me"
  • The condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded. )
    • usage: "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
  • A feeling of friendship and esteem.
    • usage: "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
  • An attitude of admiration or esteem.
    • usage: "she lost all respect for him"


  • Deem to be.
    • usage: "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"
  • Look at attentively.
  • Connect closely and often incriminatingly.
    • usage: "This new ruling affects your business"
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