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I UK [rɪˈɡɑː(r)d] / US [rɪˈɡɑrd] verb [transitive]
Word forms "regard":
present tense I/you/we/they regard he/she/it regards present participle regarding past tense regarded past participle regarded
1) [not usually progressive] to think of someone or something in a particular way
regard someone/something as something:

The nuclear reactors, which were regarded as dangerously out of date, were replaced.

widely regarded:

Kubrick was widely regarded as one of the most influential post-war film directors.

highly/well regarded (= regarded as very good):

a highly regarded young violinist

regard someone/something with suspicion:

Any mushroom with a red cap should be regarded with suspicion.

2) mainly literary to look at someone or something in a particular way

Cathy regarded the photo thoughtfully.

See:
regarding

II UK [rɪˈɡɑː(r)d] / US [rɪˈɡɑrd] noun
Word forms "regard":
singular regard plural regards
1) [uncountable] attention or care that you give to someone or something
regard for:

The road was built without regard for the safety of residents.

2) [uncountable] respect and admiration for someone or something
have high regard for someone/something:

I have very high regard for the ambassador's negotiating skills.

hold someone/something in high regard:

George Washington was held in high regard by both Northerners and Southerners.


Collocations:
Adjectives frequently used with regard
▪  genuine, high, highest, little, low, lowest, mutual, particular, special
3) regards
[plural] greetings

Give my regards to your parents.

in this/that regard — used for relating something that you have just said to something that you will be saying

The university needs to cut costs but has not made any particular proposals in this regard.

in/with regard to — concerning a particular subject

a change in the laws with regard to food safety

With regard to the discussion about immigration, I'd like to hear Ms. Masolo's opinion.

(kind) regards — used for ending a letter or email in a friendly but slightly formal way


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • regard — n Regard, respect, esteem, admiration, and their corresponding verbs (regard, respect, esteem, admire) are comparable when they mean a feeling, or to have a feeling, for someone or something which involves recognition of that person s or thing s… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • regard — [ri gärd′] n. [ME < OFr < regarder: see RE & GUARD] 1. a firm, fixed look; gaze 2. consideration; attention; concern [to have some regard for one s safety] 3. respect and affection; esteem [to have high regard for one s teachers] …   English World dictionary

  • regard — 1. Regard is used in a number of complex prepositions, as regards, in regard to, with regard to, as well as the form regarding; all have more or less the same meaning, although the first three are more common at the beginning of sentences. 2. In… …   Modern English usage

  • Regard — Re*gard (r?*g?rd ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Regarding}.] [F. regarder; pref. re re + garder to guard, heed, keep. See {Guard}, and cf. {Reward}.] 1. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • regard — I (attention) noun advertence, advertency, alertness, application, attentiveness, care, concentration, concern, consideration, examination, heed, needfulness, intentness, interest, mindfulness, notice, observation, scrutiny, vigilance, watch,… …   Law dictionary


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