Regarding
Regard Re*gard" (r?*g?rd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Regarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Regarding}.] [F. regarder; pref. re- re + garder to guard, heed, keep. See {Guard}, and cf. {Reward}.] 1. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon. [1913 Webster]

Your niece regards me with an eye of favor. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, to look or front toward; to face. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

It is peninsula which regardeth the mainland. --Sandys. [1913 Webster]

That exceedingly beatiful seat, on the ass?ent of a hill, flanked with wood and regarding the river. --Evelyn. [1913 Webster]

3. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly. [1913 Webster]

If much you note him, You offened him; . . . feed, and regard him not. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To look upon, as in a certain relation; to hold as an popinion; to consider; as, to regard abstinence from wine as a duty; to regard another as a friend or enemy. [1913 Webster]

5. To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward; as, to regard one with favor or dislike. [1913 Webster]

His associates seem to have regarded him with kindness. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

6. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem. [1913 Webster]

He that regardeth thae day, regardeth it into the LOrd. --Rom. xiv. 6. [1913 Webster]

Here's Beaufort, that regards nor God nor king. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

7. To take into consideration; to take account of, as a fact or condition. ``Nether regarding that she is my child, nor fearing me as if II were her father.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

8. To have relation to, as bearing upon; to respect; to relate to; to touch; as, an argument does not regard the question; -- often used impersonally; as, I agree with you as regards this or that. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To consider; observe; remark; heed; mind; respect; esteem; estimate; value. See {Attend}. [1913 Webster]


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