Synonyms and Antonyms of regard

  1. 1 a feeling of great approval and liking I have a deep regard for humanitarian aid workers who risk everything to help the poor Synonyms account, appreciation, esteem, estimation, favor, admiration, respectRelated Words appetite, fancy, fondness, like, love, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use; acclamation, adoration, adulation, approbation, deference, hero worship, homage, honor, idolatry, infatuation, lionization, praise, props [slang], reverence, veneration, worship; delight, enjoyment; amazement, awe, wonder, wonderment; enthusiasm, interest, passion; bias, prejudice; affection, attachment, devotion, passionNear Antonyms condemnation, disapproval, disdain, opprobrium, scorn; disappointment, discontent, disenchantment, disgruntlement, disillusionment, displeasure, indignation, unhappiness; aversion, contempt, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, dislike, disliking, disregard, distaste; hate, hatred, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abomination, antipathy, detestation; deprecation, displeasure, dissatisfactionAntonyms disfavor

  2. 2 an instance of looking especially briefly flashed the young man an imperial regard that clearly indicated such behavior was out of line Synonyms cast, eye, gander, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, look, sight, viewRelated Words gape, gaze, glare, leer, ogle, stare; side-glance; squinny, squint; coup d'oeil

  3. 3 relation to or concern with something specified with regard to your request for time off, go ahead and take the whole week for vacation Synonyms reference, respect

  4. 4 regards pl  best wishes give your parents my regards Synonyms commendations [archaic], congratulations, felicitations, greetings, regards, respectsRelated Words approval, benediction, blessing, endorsement (also indorsement); acknowledgment (or acknowledgement), citation, commendation; adulation, flattery, praise; well-wishingNear Antonyms dig, gibe (or jibe), insult, put-down, taunt

  5. 5 a fixed intent look fixed the same magisterial regard on all the miscreants who appeared before her in court Synonyms aspect [archaic], eye, gape, gaze, scrutiny, stareRelated Words glare, glower; contemplation, fixation; attention, observance, observation, surveillance, watch; examination, inspection, perusal, study, surveyNear Antonyms blink [chiefly Scottish], flash, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, sight, stime [chiefly Scottish & Irish]; oeillade, ogle; browse, scan

  6. 6 archaic  the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality Lord Warwick's noble regard and gallant demeanor set the innocent maid's heart aflutter Synonyms aspect, dress, figure, garb, look, mien, outside, presence, appearance [archaic]Related Words air, attitude, bearing, behavior, comportment, demeanor, deportment, manner, poise, pose; carriage, posture, stance; cast, mold, shape, turn; color, coloring, complexion; countenance, face, features, habit, habitus, person [archaic], physiognomy, superficies, visage



Synonyms and Antonyms of regard

  1. 1 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes she regarded him with astonishment when he announced he had gotten engaged Synonyms behold, catch, descry, discern, distinguish, espy, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, see, remark, sight, spot, spy, view, witnessRelated Words identify, make out, pick out, pick up; attend (to), consider, heed, mark, mind; study, watch; examine, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey; glance (at), glimpse, peer (at)Near Antonyms disregard, ignore, neglect, overpass, pass over; miss, overlook

  2. 2 to take notice of and be guided by as a traveler, you should regard the laws and customs of whatever country you are visiting Synonyms follow, listen (to), mind, note, observe, heed, watchRelated Words consider, contemplate, mull, ponder, weigh; comply (with), conform (to), keep, obey, respect; attend (to), hark (to), hear, hearken (to); mark, notice, seeNear Antonyms brush (aside or off), discount, dismiss, gloss (over), gloze (over), neglect, pass over, pooh-pooh (also pooh), scorn, shrug off; defy, flout; slight, snubAntonyms disregard, ignore, tune out

  3. 3 to think of in a particular way I wouldn't regard that offhand comment as a serious threat to your personal safety Synonyms account, call, count, esteem, hold, look (on or upon), rate, reckon, consider, set down, viewRelated Words believe, deem, feel, sense, think; conceive, fancy, imagine

  4. 4 to think very highly or favorably of an astronomer who is highly regarded by his peers Synonyms appreciate, consider, esteem, admire, respectRelated Words acclaim, accredit, applaud, approve, commend, compliment, credit, praise; delight (in), drink (in), enjoy, relish, revel (in), savor (also savour); dig, fancy, favor, groove (on), like, love; adore, adulate, canonize, deify, dote (on), hallow, idolize, revere, reverence, venerate, worship; cherish, love, prize, treasure, valueNear Antonyms abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; condemn, decry, deplore, disapprove, discount, discountenance, disdain, disfavor, dislike, dismiss, disregard, frown (on or upon), kiss off, scorn, vilify

  5. 5 to give consideration to (as unexpected circumstances or contingencies) the judges regard the amount of effort and energy you put into the project in evaluating it Synonyms consider, factor (in or into), provide (for), allowRelated Words accommodate, adapt, adjust, condition; anticipate, contemplate, envisage, expect, foresee; assume, presume, presuppose; plan; calculate, faceNear Antonyms factor (out)Antonyms discount, disregard

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