What Is Regard? Definition And Usage Of This Term
WHAT IS REGARD – In this topic, we will first know the definition of this term and how is this term used in sentences.
The Oxford Dictionary described this term as the following:
- consider or think of (someone or something) in a specified way.
- gaze at steadily in a specified fashion.
- (of a thing) have relation to or connection with; concern.
- attention to or concern for something.
- high opinion; liking and respect; esteem.
- best wishes (used to express friendliness in greetings, especially at the end of letters).
On the other hand, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines this term as the following:
- a protective interest
- a feeling of respect and affection
- the worth or estimation in which something or someone is held
- an aspect to be taken into consideration
- a basis of action or opinion
- to consider and appraise usually from a particular point of view
- to pay attention to
- take into consideration or account
Here are some of the following synonyms of this term:
- look on
- fixed look
It is a Middle English term which is from the Old French regarder or ‘to watch’
Here are some of the examples:
- Lifting her gaze to meet his intent regard, she implored him
- I regard my pupil as a free and active being, whose own spontaneous impulses must be my surest guide.
- He had no regard for the sentimental value of the farm where she grew up, nor any confidence that she was capable of running it.
- The other was that vague and quite Russian feeling of contempt for everything conventional, artificial, and human–for everything the majority of men regard as the greatest good in the world.