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English noun: regard

1. regard (cognition) (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point


SamplesIt differs in that respect.


Synonymsrespect


Broader (hypernym)detail, item, point

2. regard (cognition) paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)


SamplesHis attentiveness to her wishes.
He spends without heed to the consequences.


Synonymsattentiveness, heed, paying attention


Broader (hypernym)attending, attention


Narrower (hyponym)advertence, advertency


Attributeattentive, heedful, heedless, paying attention, thoughtful, unheeding


Antonymsheedlessness, inattentiveness

3. regard (communication) (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare


SamplesGive him my kind regards.
My best wishes.


Synonymscompliments, wish


Broader (hypernym)greeting, salutation


Domain usageplural, plural form

4. regard (act) a long fixed look


SamplesHe fixed his paternal gaze on me.


Synonymsgaze


Broader (hypernym)stare

5. regard (state) the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)


SamplesIt is held in esteem.
A man who has earned high regard.


Synonymsesteem, respect


Broader (hypernym)honor, honour, laurels


Narrower (hyponym)stature


Antonymsdisesteem

6. regard (feeling) a feeling of friendship and esteem


SamplesShe mistook his manly regard for love.
He inspires respect.


Synonymsrespect


Broader (hypernym)affection, affectionateness, fondness, heart, philia, tenderness, warmheartedness, warmness

7. regard (cognition) an attitude of admiration or esteem


SamplesShe lost all respect for him.


Synonymsesteem, respect


Broader (hypernym)attitude, mental attitude


Narrower (hyponym)estimate, estimation


Antonymsdisrespect


English verb: regard

1. regard (cognition) deem to be


SamplesShe views this quite differently from me.
I consider her to be shallow.
I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do.


Synonymsconsider, reckon, see, view


Pattern of useSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)believe, conceive, consider, think


Narrower (hyponym)abstract, appreciate, call, capitalise, capitalize, consider, deem, disesteem, disrespect, esteem, expect, favor, favour, hold, idealise, idealize, identify, include, like, make, prise, prize, prize, receive, reconsider, reconsider, reify, relativise, relativize, respect, take for, treasure, value, value, view as


Verb groupconstrue, interpret, see

2. regard (perception) look at attentively


ExamplesSam cannot regard Sue


Synonymsconsider


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)look

3. regard (stative) connect closely and often incriminatingly


SamplesThis new ruling affects your business.


Synonymsaffect, involve


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on


Narrower (hyponym)implicate









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