Regard - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈɡɑːrd|  American pronunciation of the word regard
Brit.  |rɪˈɡɑːd|  British pronunciation of the word regard


- (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point (syn: respect)
- paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people) (syn: attentiveness, heed)
- (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare(syn: compliments, wish)
- a long fixed look (syn: gaze)
- the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)(syn: esteem, respect)
- a feeling of friendship and esteem(syn: respect)
- an attitude of admiration or esteem (syn: esteem, respect)


- deem to be (syn: consider, reckon, see, view)
- look at attentively (syn: consider)
- connect closely and often incriminatingly (syn: affect, involve)


I have no regard for his opinions.

...I have a deep regard for humanitarian aid workers who risk everything to help the poor....

The police officer regarded the group of teenagers with suspicion.

...she regarded him with astonishment when he announced he had gotten engaged...

Due regard should be given to all facets of the question.

He ought to have more regard for his health.

He shows no regard for the feelings of others.

His hard work won him the regard of his colleagues.

Give him my regards.

With regard to your request, no decision has been made.

They regarded him as their enemy.

I regard it as my duty.

Your request has been regarded with favour by the committee.

The plan was regarded with considerable suspicion.

They don't regard anything except his opinion.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: regard
he/she/it: regards
present participle: regarding
past tense: regarded
past participle: regarded
singular: regard
plural: regards
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