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Another word for regard

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Verb
  1. To look at or on attentively or carefully

      1. To look or observe attentively or carefully; be closely observant:
      2. To look and wait expectantly or in anticipation:
      3. To act as a spectator; look on:
      1. To look over the parts, features, or contents of; view broadly:
      2. To look at or examine carefully and appraise:
      3. To determine the boundaries, area, or elevations of (land or structures on the earth's surface) by means of measuring angles and distances, using the techniques of geometry and trigonometry.
      1. To examine or observe with great care; inspect critically.
      1. To be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice:
      2. To watch attentively:
      3. To make a systematic or scientific observation of:
      1. An organ of vision or of light sensitivity.
      2. Either of a pair of hollow structures located in bony sockets of the skull, functioning together or independently, each having a lens capable of focusing incident light on an internal photosensitive retina from which nerve impulses are sent to the brain; the vertebrate organ of vision.
      3. The external, visible portion of this organ together with its associated structures, especially the eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows.
  2. To look upon in a particular way

    See also:

    perspective

  3. To have a high opinion of

      1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
      2. Monetary or material worth:
      3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      1. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
      2. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
      3. To avoid violating:
      1. High respect, as that shown for special merit; recognition or esteem:
      2. Great privilege:
      3. Good name; reputation:
      1. To regard with respect; prize.
      2. To regard as; consider:
      3. Favorable regard; respect.
      1. To think carefully about (something), especially before making a decision;
      2. To think or deem to be; regard as:
      3. To suppose or believe:
      1. To regard with pleasure, wonder, and approval:
      2. To have a high opinion of; esteem or respect:
      3. To enjoy (something):
Noun
  1. An act of directing the eyes on an object

    See also:

    see

  2. Thoughtful attention

  3. Cautious attentiveness

    See also:

    careful

  4. Curiosity about or attention to someone or something

    See also:

    concern

  5. The act of noting, observing, or taking into account

      1. To express briefly or casually as a comment:
      2. To take notice of something; observe:
      3. To make a comment or observation:
      1. The act of observing:
      2. The power or faculty of observing.
      3. The fact of being observed:
      1. The act or practice of observing or complying with a law, custom, command, or rule.
      2. The act or custom of keeping or celebrating a holiday or other ritual occasion.
      3. A customary rite or ceremony.
      1. The act of noting or observing; perception or attention:
      2. Respectful attention or consideration:
      3. A written or printed announcement:
      1. A brief record, especially one written down to aid the memory:
      2. A comment or explanation, as on a passage in a text:
      3. A brief informal letter:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. To pay attention to; listen to and consider:
      2. To pay attention.
      3. Close attention; notice.
      1. The act of watching or observing.
      2. A taking notice of something; a discovery.
      3. The fact of being seen or noticed.
      1. Conscious knowledge or recognition; awareness.
      2. The range of what one can know or understand.
      3. Observance; notice:
      1. The act of close or careful observing or listening:
      2. The ability or power to keep the mind on something; the ability to concentrate:
      3. Notice or observation:
  6. A feeling of deference, approval, and liking

    See also:

    respect

  7. Friendly greetings.

    See also:

    greeting

  8. The particular angle from which something is considered

      1. A line bounding a plane figure.
      2. A surface bounding a solid figure.
      3. A surface of an object, especially a surface joining a top and bottom:
      1. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
      2. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
      3. To avoid violating:
      1. A distinct stage of development:
      2. A temporary manner, attitude, or pattern of behavior:
      3. An aspect; a part:
      1. Electromagnetic radiation that is visible, perceivable by the normal human eye as colors between red and violet, having frequencies between 400 terahertz and 790 terahertz and wavelengths between 750 nanometers and 380 nanometers.
      2. Electromagnetic radiation of any frequency or wavelength.
      3. The sensation of perceiving light; brightness:
      1. The terminal part of the human arm located below the forearm, used for grasping and holding and consisting of the wrist, palm, four fingers, and an opposable thumb.
      2. A homologous or similar part in other animals, as the terminal part of the forelimb in certain vertebrates.
      3. A unit of length equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used especially to specify the height of a horse.
      1. A set of coordinate axes in terms of which position or movement may be specified or with reference to which physical laws may be mathematically stated.
      2. A set of ideas, as of philosophical or religious doctrine, in terms of which other ideas are interpreted or assigned meaning.
      1. One of the flat polished surfaces cut on a gemstone or occurring naturally on a crystal.
      2. A small, smooth, flat surface, as on a bone or tooth.
      3. One of the lenslike visual units of a compound eye, as of an insect.
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
      1. To fish with a hook and line.
      2. To try to get something by indirect or artful means:
      3. A fishhook or fishing tackle.
    See also:

    perspective

Another word for regard

Noun
  1. Attention

    See also:

    look

  2. A favorable opinion

      1. Ardent, often selfless affection and dedication, as to a person or principle.
      2. Religious ardor or zeal; piety.
      3. An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
      1. An amount, as of goods, services, or money, considered to be a fair and suitable equivalent for something else; a fair price or return.
      2. Monetary or material worth:
      3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor; utility or merit:
      1. A tender feeling toward another; fondness.
      2. Feeling or emotion:
      3. A disposition to feel, do, or say; a propensity.
      1. A strong feeling of affection and concern toward another person, as that arising from kinship or close friendship.
      2. A strong feeling of affection and concern for another person accompanied by sexual attraction.
      3. A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
      1. Careful thought; deliberation:
      2. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
      3. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision:
      1. Formal acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord under feudal law.
      2. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly.
      3. Something created or done in honor, admiration, or celebration of someone or something:
      1. A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love.
      2. An act showing respect, especially a bow or curtsy.
      3. Used as a form of address for certain members of the Christian clergy:
      1. Recognition of the quality, value, significance, or magnitude of people and things.
      2. A judgment or opinion, especially a favorable one.
      3. An expression of gratitude.
      1. A feeling of strong approval or delight with regard to someone or something:
      2. The state of being viewed with such approval or delight:
      3. The object of such approval and delight:
      1. The act or an instance of estimating:
      2. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate:
      3. An opinion or judgment:
      1. A feeling of pity or sorrow for the distress of another; commiseration.
      2. An expression of such feeling:
      3. Mutual understanding or feeling between people:
      1. A belief or conclusion held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof:
      2. A judgment based on special knowledge and given by an expert:
      3. A judgment or estimation of the merit of a person or thing:
      1. Submission or courteous respect given to another, often in recognition of authority.
      1. The act of attaching or the condition of being attached.
      2. Something, such as a tie, band, or fastener, that attaches one thing to another.
      3. A bond, as of affection or loyalty; fond regard.
      1. tender or doting affection
      2. an inclination; taste
      3. foolishness
      1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      2. Something, such as a quality, subject, or activity, that evokes this mental state:
      3. Regard for one's own benefit or advantage; self-interest:
      1. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
      2. Preference or taste:
      1. A gracious, friendly, or obliging act that is freely granted:
      2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
      3. A state of being held in such regard:
      1. High respect, as that shown for special merit; recognition or esteem:
      2. Great privilege:
      3. Good name; reputation:
      1. To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
      2. To avoid interfering with or intruding upon:
      3. To avoid violating:
      1. To regard with respect; prize.
      2. To regard as; consider:
      3. Favorable regard; respect.
    See also:

    admiration

Verb
  1. To look at

  2. To have an attitude

  3. To hold in esteem

    See also:

    admire

Synonym Study

  • Admire suggests a feeling of enthusiastic delight in the appreciation of that which one views as superior one must admire such courage
  • Esteem , in addition, suggests that the person or object is highly prized or cherished a friend esteemed for her loyalty
  • Respect implies high valuation of worth, as shown in deference or honor a jurist respected by lawyers
  • Regard is the most neutral of the terms here, in itself usually implying evaluation of worth rather than recognition of it the book is highly regarded by authorities