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Regard appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Regard a mere mad rager.
  • Eva, can I drag Eric in a panic I regard in a cave?
  • Detain a man in a mad rage; regard a man in a mania, Ted!
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun regard:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb regard:

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Definition of the noun regard

What does regard mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: regards

  1. (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    • lexical domain: Cognitive Processes - nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents
    • synonym of regard: respect
    • more generic words: detail / item / point = an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
  2. paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
  3. (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare
  4. a long fixed look
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of regard: gaze
    • more generic word: stare = a fixed look with eyes open wide
  5. the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    • example: a man who has earned high regard
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of regard: esteem / respect
    • more generic words: honor / honour / laurels = the state of being honored
    • more specific word: stature = high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
  6. a feeling of friendship and esteem
  7. an attitude of admiration or esteem

Alternative definition of the noun regard


  1. One's concern for another; esteem.
  2. [context: preceded by “in” or “with”] aspect; detail; manner; respect; sense

Definition of the verb regard

What does regard mean as a doing word?

Regard is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: regarded | regarding | regards

  1. deem to be
  2. look at attentively
  3. connect closely and often incriminatingly

Alternative definition of the verb regard


  1. [transitive] To set store by (something), to hold (someone) in esteem; to consider to have value, to respect. [definition from 16th c.]
  2. To look at; to observe. [definition from 16th c.]
  3. [transitive] To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [definition from 16th c.]
  4. [transitive, archaic] To take notice of, pay attention to. [definition from 16th c.]
  5. [transitive] To have to do with, to concern. [definition from 17th c.]


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Phrases with Regard

  1. regard as
  2. With Regard to
  3. In Regard
  4. fond regard
  5. self-regard
  6. field of regard

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Regard

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Google previewBridging Differences (2004)

Effective Intergroup Communication by William B. Gudykunst

Private regard is the extent to which we have positive or negative feelings about our ethnic groups (e.g., private collective self-esteem), and public regard is the extent to which we think others view our ethnic groups positively or negatively ( e.g. ...

Google previewTheories of Counseling and Psychotherapy (2011)

An Integrative Approach by Elsie Jones-Smith

Unconditional positive regard is the fourth necessary condition for therapy. Unconditional positive regard means that the therapist experiences a warm, positive, acceptant attitude toward the client. Seeing each client as a separate entity, the ...

Google previewThe Creator's Three Dimensional Strategic Plan and Purpose for Humanity (2010)

The 3rd Day Church by Winston Lucien Daniels

Distinctive means a feature that helps to distinguish a thing; a feature in this regard is a specific truth that distinguishes a denomination from any other. Denomination sounds very close to demon. It is a man-made thing, because we are called ...

Google previewPhysical Principles of Remote Sensing (2012)

by W. G. Rees

ability in this regard is a remarkable indication of the level of space technology. This is the GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) mission, launched in 2002.

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

Positive regard—love and nurturance is natural. Positive self-regard—we learn this by feedback from others. Conditions of worth—we get things in a trade-off by being good. Conditional positive regard—webend to the wishes of others.

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Music Therapy (2013)

by Kevin Kirkland

regard. From humanistic psychology (Rogers), the therapist creates a safe, supportivespaceforpositive changetotake placeby developing a caring and nonjudgemental relationship with the client.It is an attitude of acceptance and likingtoward ...

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The people of the future will say, meat-eaters in disgust and regard us in the same way that we regard cannibals and cannibalism. (Dennis Weaver)
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Scrabble value of R1E1G2A1R1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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