Antonyms for regard

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : ri-gahrd
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈgɑrd

Definition of regard

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "a consideration; a judgment," from Old French regard, from regarder "take notice of," from re-, intensive prefix + garder "look, heed" (see guard (n.)). Meanings "a look, appearance; respect, esteem, favor, kindly feeling which springs from a consideration of estimable qualities" all recorded late 14c. Phrase in regard to is from mid-15c. (Chaucer uses at regard of).
  • noun attention, look
  • noun affection, good opinion
  • noun feature, detail
  • verb look at; listen to
  • verb believe, judge
  • verb have something to do with
Example sentences :
  • And what are your intentions with regard to this fair captive?
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • But to his surprise he found that Mrs. Rushton was inclined to regard it favorably.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Yet he failed not to regard these indulgences as utter folly.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I regard her as, on the whole, the most extraordinary person of her race I have ever met.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • You may think I say this to lessen your regard for the good woman.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • "My intentions with regard to Dick are strictly honourable," she remarked.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Many were the messages of regard and condolence that came from other lands.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • There was less diversity of opinion in regard to Elinor's picture.
  • Extract from : « The Prophetic Pictures (From "Twice Told Tales") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • He did not disappoint the hopes of his friends in regard to his fiscal abilities.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook

Synonyms for regard

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