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regard

EN[ɹɪˈɡɑːd] [ɹɪˈɡɑɹd] [-ɑː(ɹ)d]
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    Definition of regard in English Dictionary

  • NounPLregardsPREré-SUF-ard
    1. NC A steady look, a gaze.
      1. One's concern for another; esteem.
        1. (preceded by “in” or “with”) A particular aspect or detail; respect, sense.
          1. NU The worth or estimation in which something or someone is held.
            1. He is held in great regard in Whitehall.
        2. VerbSGregardsPRregardingPT, PPregarded
          1. VT OBS To set store by (something), to hold (someone) in esteem; to consider to have value, to respect.
            1. To look at; to observe.
              1. She regarded us warily.
            2. VT To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc.
              1. I always regarded tabloid journalism as a social evil.
              2. He regards honesty as a duty.
            3. VT (archaic) To take notice of, pay attention to.
              1. VT To face toward.
                1. VT To have to do with, to concern.
                  1. That argument does not regard the question.
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Far from endeavouring to deſtroy the paſſions, the inviſible movers of our being, we regard them as precious gifts that we ſhould carefully œconomiſe.
                  • Revivalists often regard classic soul as a museum piece, stiff and untweakable.
                  • Cassola regards the short form as an Aeolism (cf. Chantraine I, 161-3) , which from an epic point of view would be an archaism.
                2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                  • Regarding bite-wing radiographs assessment of intraexaminer agreement was tested and retested in 30 randomly selected cases with a 2-month interval.
                3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • Not a few — maybe most — hold its eating contests, roller coaster and skeeball in high regard.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                    • Singularia tantum
                      • Uncountable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Transitive verbs
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                    Grammatically, this word "regard" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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