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Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
David Brainerd

Meaning of "regard" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REGARD

From Old French regarder to look at, care about, from re- + garder to guard.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REGARD

regard  [rɪˈɡɑːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REGARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Regard is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb regard in English.

WHAT DOES REGARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of regard in the English dictionary

The first definition of regard in the dictionary is to look closely or attentively at ; observe steadily. Other definition of regard is to hold in respect, admiration, or affection. Regard is also to look upon or consider in a specified way.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO REGARD

PRESENT

Present
I regard
you regard
he/she/it regards
we regard
you regard
they regard
Present continuous
I am regarding
you are regarding
he/she/it is regarding
we are regarding
you are regarding
they are regarding
Present perfect
I have regarded
you have regarded
he/she/it has regarded
we have regarded
you have regarded
they have regarded
Present perfect continuous
I have been regarding
you have been regarding
he/she/it has been regarding
we have been regarding
you have been regarding
they have been regarding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I regarded
you regarded
he/she/it regarded
we regarded
you regarded
they regarded
Past continuous
I was regarding
you were regarding
he/she/it was regarding
we were regarding
you were regarding
they were regarding
Past perfect
I had regarded
you had regarded
he/she/it had regarded
we had regarded
you had regarded
they had regarded
Past perfect continuous
I had been regarding
you had been regarding
he/she/it had been regarding
we had been regarding
you had been regarding
they had been regarding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will regard
you will regard
he/she/it will regard
we will regard
you will regard
they will regard
Future continuous
I will be regarding
you will be regarding
he/she/it will be regarding
we will be regarding
you will be regarding
they will be regarding
Future perfect
I will have regarded
you will have regarded
he/she/it will have regarded
we will have regarded
you will have regarded
they will have regarded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been regarding
you will have been regarding
he/she/it will have been regarding
we will have been regarding
you will have been regarding
they will have been regarding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would regard
you would regard
he/she/it would regard
we would regard
you would regard
they would regard
Conditional continuous
I would be regarding
you would be regarding
he/she/it would be regarding
we would be regarding
you would be regarding
they would be regarding
Conditional perfect
I would have regard
you would have regard
he/she/it would have regard
we would have regard
you would have regard
they would have regard
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been regarding
you would have been regarding
he/she/it would have been regarding
we would have been regarding
you would have been regarding
they would have been regarding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you regard
we let´s regard
you regard
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to regard
Past participle
regarded
Present Participle
regarding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REGARD


Asgard
ˈæsɡɑːd
avant-garde
ˌævɒŋˈɡɑːd
belgard
ˈbɛlˌɡɑːd
bodyguard
ˈbɒdɪˌɡɑːd
Bogarde
ˈbəʊɡɑːd
coastguard
ˈkəʊstˌɡɑːd
disregard
ˌdɪsrɪˈɡɑːd
enguard
ɪnˈɡɑːd
fougade
fuːˈɡɑːd
guard
ɡɑːd
Kierkegaard
ˈkɪəkəˌɡɑːd
lifeguard
ˈlaɪfˌɡɑːd
Midgard
ˈmɪdɡɑːd
misregard
ˌmɪsrɪˈɡɑːd
mudguard
ˈmʌdˌɡɑːd
off-guard
ˌɒfˈɡɑːd
rearguard
ˈrɪəˌɡɑːd
safeguard
ˈseɪfˌɡɑːd
unguard
ʌnˈɡɑːd
vanguard
ˈvænˌɡɑːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REGARD

regaler
regalia
regalian
regalism
regalist
regalities
regality
regally
regalness
regardable
regardant
regarder
regardful
regardfully
regardfulness
regarding
regardless
regardlessly
regardlessness
regards

WORDS THAT END LIKE REGARD

Fugard
haggard
in this regard
laggard
niggard
saggard
savegard
self-regard
sluggard
staggard
Utgard

Synonyms and antonyms of regard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REGARD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «regard» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of regard

Translation of «regard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REGARD

Find out the translation of regard to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of regard from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «regard» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

关心
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

consideración
570 millions of speakers

English

regard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संबंध
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اِحْتِرام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

забота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

consideração
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

regalness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

considération
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kejayaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Achtung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

敬意
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

존경
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kekuwatan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự quý trọng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

regalness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राजकारण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

regalness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

considerazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

poważanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

повага
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

respect
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπόληψη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verband
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

aktning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

henseende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of regard

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REGARD»

The term «regard» is very widely used and occupies the 6.239 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REGARD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «regard» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «regard» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about regard

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10 QUOTES WITH «REGARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word regard.
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Peter Asher
Paul and I don't see that much of each other these days, but I certainly still regard him as a friend.
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Mary Astell
Marry for Love, an Heroick Action, which makes a mighty noise in the World, partly because of its rarity, and partly in regard of its extravagancy.
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Kate Atkinson
I usually start writing a novel that I then abandon. When I say abandon, I don't think any writer ever abandons anything that they regard as even a half-good sentence. So you recycle. I mean, I can hang on to a sentence for several years and then put it into a book that's completely different from the one it started in.
4
Isaac Barrow
Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto; the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it.
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Pope Benedict XVI
Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.
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Wendell Berry
The atmosphere, the earth, the water and the water cycle - those things are good gifts. The ecosystems, the ecosphere, those are good gifts. We have to regard them as gifts because we couldn't make them. We have to regard them as good gifts because we couldn't live without them.
7
Jo Beverley
I don't do guilt, but if I were to squint in that direction, it's probably enjoying simple computer games like Zuma. But I regard such things as part of my hand-eye coordination workout.
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Joseph P. Bradley
In teaching, regard must be had to the faculties possessed by the pupil. In childhood, memory; in youth, the understanding; in mature life, the reason is the predominating faculty.
9
David Brainerd
Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.
10
Peter Brimelow
I regard many of the neoconservatives as personal friends, but that's not stopped them from behaving with extraordinary viciousness towards those of us who raised the immigration issue.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REGARD»

Discover the use of regard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to regard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Regard
Glimpses into the life of a thirteen year old girl, whose time is primarily spent waiting between one incidental activity and another, the novel examines her encounters with boredom, friendship, isolation, violence, sexuality and longing, ...
Constantine Sult, 2007
2
The Stress of Her Regard
Back in print for the first time since 1994, this newly revised edition of The Stress of Her Regard will thrill both Powers fans and newcomers to this gripping Gothic tour de force.
Tim Powers, 2008
3
Self-Esteem: The Puzzle of Low Self-Regard
Summarizing and integrating the major empirical research of the past twenty years, this volume presents a thorough review of the subject, with a special focus on what sets people with low self-esteem apart from others.
Roy F. Baumeister, 1993
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Regard
Thirteen-year-old Elizabeth is a curious yet reticent girl, awakening instinctually to the details and sensations of the world.
Pablo Gonzalez-Fernandez, 2005
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The Equal-regard Family and Its Friendly Critics: Don ...
This volume is both a celebration and an evaluation of the work on sex, marriage, and family life by Don S. Browning, the dean of modern family studies in theological ethics and practical theology.
John Witte, Martha Christian Green, Amy Wheeler, 2007
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Moral Self-regard: Duties to Oneself in Kant's Moral Theory
Moral Self-Regard draws on the work of Marcia Baron, Joseph Butler and Allen Wood, among others in this first extensive study of the nature, foundation and significance of duties to oneself in Kant's moral theory.
Lara Denis, 2001
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Lady of High Regard, A (Ladies of Liberty Book #1)
Born into affluence, Mia Stanley is a winsome socialite with a knack for matchmaking.
Tracie Peterson, 2007
8
Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De ...
This work focuses on autothanatography, the writing of one's death.
E. S. Burt, 2009
9
Positive regard: Carl Rogers and other notables he influenced
In the case of Carl Rogers, the revolutionary and widely published humanistic psychologist, this book offers several factors: his ideas, his way of relating to colleagues, friends, and family, and simply his way of being.
Melvin Suhd, 1995
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Polynomials with Special Regard to Reducibility
This book covers most of the known results on reducibility of polynomials over arbitrary fields, algebraically closed fields and finitely generated fields.
A. Schinzel, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REGARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term regard is used in the context of the following news items.
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Un Certain Regard Winners: 'Rams', 'The High Sun', 'Treasure …
UCR jury Isabella Rossellini's Un Certain Regard jury has given its top prize to Grímur Hákonarson's Rams (Hrutar). Set in a remote Icelandic valley, the comedy ... «Deadline, May 15»
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Cannes: 'Rams' Wins Un Certain Regard Prize
The Un Certain Regard sidebar of the 68th Cannes Film Festival announced its winners on Saturday, with the jury awarding the top prize to Iceland's Rams ... «Hollywood Reporter, May 15»
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Cannes Review: Naomi Kawase's Un Certain Regard Contender 'An'
This year, she's skipping the Official Competition in favor of opening the Un Certain Regard strand with "An" (which refers to a kind of sweet red bean paste), an ... «Indie Wire, May 15»
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Cannes Unveils Un Certain Regard Jury
Nineteen films will be going head to head in Un Certain Regard, which officially opens on May 14 with a screening of Naomi Kawase's An (Sweet Red Bean ... «Deadline, May 15»
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Cannes 2015: Indian Films Chauthi Koot, Maasan in Un Certain …
The Un Certain Regard section of this year's Cannes Film Festival will include two films from India - the Punjabi language Chauthi Koot and Maasan, directed by ... «NDTV, Apr 15»
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Navy Restarts Effort To Fit 'Due Regard' Radar on Triton
The U.S. Navy has restarted its effort to fit a “due regard” radar on the new MQ-4C Triton unmanned surveillance aircraft. The service will incorporate the radar ... «Aviation International News, Apr 15»
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Isabella Rossellini to head Cannes' 'Regard' jury
The festival was already going to be an important event for Rossellini even before this announcement: Cannes is honoring her mother's legacy with a special ... «Entertainment Weekly, Apr 15»
8
GA-ASI tests pre-production due regard radar onboard Predator B …
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has evaluated its pre-production due regard radar (DRR) onboard a Predator B remotely-piloted aircraft (RPA), ... «Airforce Technology, Feb 15»
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'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem
Researchers found that when they had public school students think about times when their friends showed them "unconditional regard," it seemed to buffer them ... «HealthDay, Nov 14»
10
At The Track: Damien Oliver's growing regard for Melbourne Cup …
At The Track: Damien Oliver's growing regard for Melbourne Cup mount ... when asked about his Cup chances on the Johnny Murtagh-trained Mutual Regard. «Herald Sun, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Regard [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/regard>. Aug 2020 ».
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