regard

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regard is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
regard

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regard

Plural
regards

  1. (uncountable) If you have regard for something, you respect it.
    He has a high regard for his teacher.
    These people have no regard for other people's feelings.
  2. (uncountable) Regard is how something is though about or looked at.
    We do disagree, but only in regard to how much the government is spending.
    What has he said with regard to taxes?
    He's made a lot of money and is certainly a success in that regard.
  3. (usually plural) You use Regards as a closing in a formal letter.
  4. (usually plural) You ask somebody to give somebody else your regards as a formal way to show your concern for and interest in these people.

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Plain form
regard

Third-person singular
regards

Past tense
regarded

Past participle
regarded

Present participle
regarding

  1. (transitive) If you regard something, you think about it.
    How do you regard his actions?
    She's widely regarded as the best tennis player in history.
  2. (transitive) When you regard something, you look at it.
    She regarded him with a smile.

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