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regard

noun

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


regard

verb

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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