regard

Definitions

  • Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season”
    Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season”
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v regard 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"
    • v regard look at attentively
    • v regard connect closely and often incriminatingly "This new ruling affects your business"
    • n regard a long fixed look "he fixed his paternal gaze on me"
    • n regard paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people) "his attentiveness to her wishes","he spends without heed to the consequences"
    • n regard (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point "it differs in that respect"
    • n regard an attitude of admiration or esteem "she lost all respect for him"
    • n regard (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare "give him my kind regards","my best wishes"
    • n regard a feeling of friendship and esteem "she mistook his manly regard for love","he inspires respect"
    • n regard the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded) "it is held in esteem","a man who has earned high regard"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In a study conducted regarding toilet paper usage, Americans are said to use the most toilet paper per trip to the bathroom, which was seven sheets of toilet paper per trip
    • Regard A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze. "But her, with stern regard , he thus repelled."
    • Regard Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest; observation; heed; notice. "Full many a lady
      I have eyed with best regard ."
    • Regard Consideration; thought; reflection; heed. "Sad pause and deep regard become the sage."
    • Regard Hence, to look or front toward; to face. "It is peninsula which regardeth the mainland.""That exceedingly beautiful seat, on the ascent of a hill, flanked with wood and regarding the river."
    • Regard Matter for consideration; account; condition. "Reason full of good regard ."
    • Regard Object of sight; scene; view; aspect. "Throw out our eyes for brave Othello,
      Even till we make the main and the aërial blue
      An indistinct regard ."
    • Regard 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.""Change was thought necessary in regard of the injury the church did receive by a number of things then in use.""In regard of its security, it had a great advantage over the bandboxes."
    • Regard State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise; estimation; repute; note; account. "A man of meanest regard amongst them, neither having wealth or power."
    • Regard (O.Eng.Law) Supervision; inspection.
    • Regard 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 .""Save the long-sought regards of woman, nothing is sweeter than those marks of childish preference."
    • Regard 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."
    • Regard 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.
    • Regard To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon. "Your niece regards me with an eye of favor."
    • v. i Regard To look attentively; to consider; to notice.
    • Regard 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."
    • Regard 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.
    • Regard 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.""Here's Beaufort, that regards nor God nor king."
    • Regard 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."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Gottfried Daimler of Stuttgart, Germany, is generally regarded as the father of the automobile because he was the first to come up with a workable gasoline engine.
    • regard To look upon; observe; notice with some particularity; pay attention to.
    • regard To look toward; have an aspect or prospect toward.
    • regard To attend to with respect; observe a certain respect toward; respect; reverence; honor; esteem.
    • regard To consider of importance, value, moment, or interest; mind; care for: as, to regard the feelings of others; not to regard pain.
    • regard To have or to show certain feelings toward; show a certain disposition toward; treat; use.
    • regard To view; look on; consider: usually followed by as.
    • regard To have relation or respect to; concern: as, this argument does not regard the question.
    • regard To show attention to; care for; guard.
    • regard Synonyms To remark, heed, estimate, value.
    • regard To have concern; care.
    • n regard Look or gaze; aspect.
    • n regard Attention, as to a matter of importance or interest; heed; consideration.
    • n regard 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 regard Repute, good or bad, but especially good; note; account.
    • n regard Relation; respect; reference; view: often in the phrases in regard to, with regard to.
    • n regard Matter; point; particular; consideration; condition; respect.
    • n regard Prospect; object of sight; view.
    • n regard In old English forest law:
    • n regard Official view or inspection.
    • n regard The area within the jurisdiction of the regarders.
    • n regard plural Respects; good wishes; compliments: as, give my best regards to the family.
    • n regard Comparatively; relatively. Compare in respect.
    • n regard In regard to; in respect to.
    • n regard Synonyms Notice, observance (of), care, concern.
    • n regard Estimate, Estimation, etc. See esteem, love.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: If the gross for Gone With the Wind were to be adjusted to allow for inflation in the period since its release, it would be regarded as the most successful film ever.
    • v.t Regard rē-gärd′ to observe particularly: to hold in respect or affection: to pay attention to: to care for: to keep or observe: to esteem: to consider as important or valuable: to have respect or relation to
    • n Regard (orig.) look, gaze: attention with interest: observation: respect: affection: repute: relation: reference:
    • n Regard (pl.) good wishes
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.”
  • Rene Descartes
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    “To know what people really think, pay regard to what they do, rather than what they say.”
  • Elbert Hubbard
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    “If you have no enemies you are apt to be in the same predicament in regard to friends.”
  • Yiddish Proverb
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    “Gold's father is dirt, yet it regards itself as noble.”
  • Washington Irving
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    “There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.”
  • Alan Havhamess
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    “I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. regarder,; pref. re-, re + garder, to guard, heed, keep. See Guard, and cf. Reward

Usage

In literature:

How does this affect the outcome of distribution as regards wages?
"The Settlement of Wage Disputes" by Herbert Feis
Man is regarded simply as a part of nature, he does not rise above the plane of animal life.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
Any extension of a system which multiplied public offices was regarded with suspicion.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume I." by Leslie Stephen
Evidence of this process is decisive in regard to several minerals.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
He had passed me several times, regarding me with a glance that appeared anything but friendly.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
It has no interest beyond the boundaries of China, and regards no literature save the Chinese classics.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
Many of them, it is true, had left England to escape what they regarded as tyranny and oppression.
"The Spirit of American Government" by J. Allen Smith
The General waited patiently, and regarded her earnestly.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
With regard, however, to the remaining members of the system, viz.
"Astronomy of To-day" by Cecil G. Dolmage
They regard the English as their natural enemies, and the lower you go the more truculent they become.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
As regards will power, woman is, in my opinion, on the average superior to man.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Charlie, however, was in no way deceived, but such was his regard for this simple-minded creature that his protest was of the mildest.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
I imagined that when you sent for me it was in regard to them.
"Marion Fay" by Anthony Trollope
They have no regard for God's Word.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. III" by Martin Luther
That is as far as memory carries me regarding her appearance.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
As regards the Monroe Doctrine, the question is not one of Right, but one of Power.
"My Three Years in America" by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
His little face, grave and concentrated, regarded the stranger with impartial attention.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
Alexander had been regarded in Greece much as Napoleon was regarded in Europe a century ago.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
Dosett was popular at his office, and was regarded by his brother clerks as a friend.
"Ayala's Angel" by Anthony Trollope
The account which we shall have of the opulent charms and resources of Cuba may be regarded as a volume of contemporary history.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
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In poetry:

The rulers wise, regard the cries
Of thousands seeking toil;
Unlock the lands - and thriving hands
Shall dress a happy soil.
"Unlock The Land(an Australian Ballad)" by Anonymous Oceania
Your groans and cries they sooner should
Have sounded in mine ears,
If grace you would have had, or would
Have me regard your tears.
"Of Hell And The Estate of Those Who Perish" by John Bunyan
Who is it answers what is birth
Or death, that nothing may retard?
Or what is love, that seems of Earth,
Yet wears God's own divine regard?
"Problems" by Madison Julius Cawein
Whate'er I feel, thy Slave I will remain,
Nor fly the Burthen I am form'd to bear,
In Chains I'll sit me down at Venus' Fane,
She knows my Wrongs, and will regard my Pray'r.
"Elegy XII: To Delia" by James Hammond
To many hearts it speaks of God and rest,
And lifts our thoughts above the things of earth;
It teaches us that love will give its best,
And then regard its gifts of little worth.
"The Taj Of Agra" by Joseph Horatio Chant
Your feigned regards, your Heaven-invoking cant,
Do not deceive us; what you really want
Is conquest, vengeance, empire, and the slaves
May bondsmen live and rot in bondsmen's graves.
"North America and Her War Parsons" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

How should we answer this, especially in regard to abortion.
Having read your editorial regarding the sanitary district's capacity fees, I would add my thoughts on the subject.
I am writing with regard to an article written by Tim Judah, " Armenia Survives.".
The secularists of the French Revolution regarded the Roman Catholic Church as the last obstacle to atheism's final triumph.
In case you're interested, here are the back and forth press releases regarding Westchester's 2011 budget reconciliation and financial statements.
I'm writing in regards to Dev Richard's review of the film Frankenweenie (Filmland, Oct 11).
Regarding "RETURNS TO MANUFACTURER" I was friendly w/ a HOME DEPOT floor person several years ago.
"I'll stop whenever he wants," Morissette, 37, said on "Good Morning America" on Thursday in regards to the seemingly new trend of "attachment parenting," which encompasses choices such as long-term breastfeeding .
As many of you may know, ECM Publishers' guidelines require that we do not publish letters regarding upcoming elections one week before the election.
After reading the article on page 2A, in the May 29th edition of the Times regarding the playing of taps at the funeral service of veterans.
We have reached a crisis point regarding unemployment rates and the necessity for job creation.
Information submitted to the The Traer Star-Clipper which was published in the January 21 issue regarding the Republican Caucuses, contained the wrong location for some Precincts in Tama County.
When America officially entered World War I, the nation largely regarded it as cause for support and celebration.
Recently colleague James Tyree and I wrote a series of stories regarding chromium 6 in drinking water.
Subsequent news stories about the proposal have resulted in calls and emails to the Fort Mill Times regarding the best way to be heard.
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In science:

M for almost all s. (In the holomorphic case, this is called ‘Bertini’s Theorem.’) We let |Zs | denote Riemannian (m − k)-volume on Zs , regarded as a measure on M : (|Zs |, ϕ) = ZZs for a.a. s ∈ S .
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
This section contains several remarks regarding the definable tree property on cardinals above ℵ1 .
On the consistency of the definable tree property on \aleph_1
The theory described above can be regarded as the AN −1 version of a larger class of theories with an ADE -classification.
A class of six-dimensional conformal field theories
We would like to point out an interesting informal connection between stochastical properties of Gi regarded as large matrices and their entries.
Gaussian Random Matrix Models for q-deformed Gaussian Random Variables
Note first that the constant ι′ E (G) is unchanged if, in its definition, we require K to be connected and simply connected when K is regarded as a union of closed faces of G† in the plane.
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
Let K ⊂ V be connected and simply connected (when regarded as a union of closed faces of G† in the plane) such that |K |/|E (K )| ≤ β (G) + ǫ.
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
Vi as connected, regard them as contracted to a single vertex v0 .
Explicit isoperimetric constants and phase transitions in the random-cluster model
Regarding the sufficient conditions, following Theorem states the second derivatives for the both tasks.
Minimax Entropy and Maximum Likelihood. Complementarity of tasks, identity of solutions
The index k can be regarded as discrete time.
Enumeration of simple random walks and tridiagonal matrices
We regard this as the conjugate regular identity function.
Bicomplex algebra and function theory
These equations can be regarded as “the p-submodel with parameter u”.
Integrable Submodels of Nonlinear $\sigma$-models and Their Generalization
This allows us to regard any representation of GF over Ql as one over C.
Rationality properties of unipotent representations
In this context, conditions (1) can be regarded as a starting point to define the non-commutative analogs Y (r) of the correlated scalar (gaussian) random variables.
Products of random matrices and q-Catalan numbers
When the series converges, its sum, also denoted by Z , can be regarded as the partition function of a graph ensemble.
Statistical ensemble of scale-free random graphs
The previous theorem is different from those in since here a subgraph A is regarded as an independent graph with an induced random walk.
Classification on the average of random walks
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