* (all obsolete)
From (etyl) reguard, reguarde, from early (etyl) regard, from , from (etyl) reguarder. Attested in Middle English starting around the mid 14th century. Compare guard'', ''reward .
A steady look, a gaze.
* 1982 , (Lawrence Durrell), Constance'', Faber & Faber 2004 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 750:
One's concern for another; esteem.
* 1842 , Treuttel and Würtz, The Foreign Quarterly Review , page 144:
- He bathed in the memory of her blondness, of her warm blue regard , and the sentiment permeated his sensibility with tenderness made the more rich because its object was someone long since dead.
* 1903 , Kentucky Mines and Minerals Dept, Annual Report , page 186:
- This attempt will be made with every regard to the difficulty of the undertaking[...].
* 1989 , Leonard W. Poon, David C. Rubin, Barbara A. Wilson, Everyday Cognition in Adulthood and Late Life , Cambridge University Press, page 399:
- We are spending a lot of money trying to put this mine in shape; we are anxious to comply with the wishes of your office in every regard [...].
- These problems were not traditional problems with realistic stimuli, but rather were realistic in every regard .
* in regard
From (etyl) regarder, from (etyl) reguarder. First attested in late Middle English, circa the early 15th century.
(obsolete) To set store by (something), to hold (someone) in esteem; to consider to have value, to respect.
* 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Luke XVIII:
To look at; to observe.
- There was a Judge in a certaine cite, which feared not god nether regarded man.
To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc.
- She regarded us warily.
- I always regarded tabloid journalism as a social evil.
- He regards honesty as a duty.
- Your niece regards me with an eye of favour.
- His associates seem to have regarded him with kindness.
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(archaic) To take notice of, pay attention to.
To face toward.
- If much you note him, / You offend him; feed, and regard him not.
* John Evelyn
- It is a peninsula, which regardeth the main land.
To have to do with, to concern.
- that exceedingly beautiful seat of my Lord Pembroke, on the ascent of a hill, flanked with wood, and regarding the river
- That argument does not regard the question.
* See also
* observaunce (obsolete)
The practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule
The custom of celebrating a holiday or similar occasion
Observation or the act of watching
(religion) A rule governing a religious order, especially in the Roman Catholic church