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 for regard
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Regard \Re*gard"\ (r?*g?rd"), v. i.
     To look attentively; to consider; to notice. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Regard \Re*gard"\, n. [F. regard See Regard, v. t.]
     1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.
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              But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. Attention of the mind with a feeling of interest;
        observation; heed; notice.
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              Full many a lady
              I have eyed with best regard.         --Shak.
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     3. That view of the mind which springs from perception of
        value, estimable qualities, or anything that excites
        admiration; respect; esteem; reverence; affection; as, to
        have a high regard for a person; -- often in the plural.
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              He has rendered himself worthy of their most
              favorable regards.                    --A. Smith.
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              Save the long-sought regards of woman, nothing is
              sweeter than those marks of childish preference.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
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     4. State of being regarded, whether favorably or otherwise;
        estimation; repute; note; account.
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              A man of meanest regard amongst them, neither having
              wealth or power.                      --Spenser.
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     5. Consideration; thought; reflection; heed.
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              Sad pause and deep regard become the sage. --Shak.
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     6. Matter for consideration; account; condition. [Obs.]
        "Reason full of good regard." --Shak.
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     7. Respect; relation; reference.
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              Persuade them to pursue and persevere in virtue,
              with regard to themselves; in justice and goodness
              with regard to their neighbors; and piefy toward
              God.                                  --I. Watts.
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     Note: The phrase in regard of was formerly used as equivalent
           in meaning to on account of, but in modern usage is
           often improperly substituted for in respect to, or in
           regard to. --G. P. Marsh.
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                 Change was thought necessary in regard of the
                 injury the church did receive by a number of
                 things then in use.                --Hooker.
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                 In regard of its security, it had a great
                 advantage over the bandboxes.      --Dickens.
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     8. Object of sight; scene; view; aspect. [R.]
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              Throw out our eyes for brave Othello,
              Even till we make the main and the aerial blue
              An indistinct regard.                 --Shak.
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     9. (O.Eng.Law) Supervision; inspection.
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     At regard of, in consideration of; in comparison with.
        [Obs.] "Bodily penance is but short and little at regard
        of the pains of hell." --Chaucer.
  
     Court of regard, a forest court formerly held in England
        every third year for the lawing, or expeditation, of dogs,
        to prevent them from running after deer; -- called also
        survey of dogs. --Blackstone.
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     Syn: Respect; consideration; notice; observance; heed; care;
          concern; estimation; esteem; attachment; reverence.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Your niece regards me with an eye of favor. --Shak.
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     2. Hence, to look or front toward; to face. [Obs.]
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              It is peninsula which regardeth the mainland.
                                                    --Sandys.
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              That exceedingly beatiful seat, on the ass?ent of a
              hill, flanked with wood and regarding the river.
                                                    --Evelyn.
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     3. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay
        attention to; to notice or remark particularly.
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              If much you note him,
              You offened him; . . . feed, and regard him not.
                                                    --Shak.
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     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.
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     5. To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward;
        as, to regard one with favor or dislike.
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              His associates seem to have regarded him with
              kindness.                             --Macaulay.
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     6. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar
        value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.
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              He that regardeth thae day, regardeth it into the
              LOrd.                                 --Rom. xiv. 6.
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              Here's Beaufort, that regards nor God nor king.
                                                    --Shak.
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     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.
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     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.
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     Syn: To consider; observe; remark; heed; mind; respect;
          esteem; estimate; value. See Attend.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  regard
      n 1: (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; "it differs
           in that respect" [syn: respect, regard]
      2: paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people);
         "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to
         the consequences" [syn: attentiveness, heed, regard,
         paying attention] [ant: heedlessness, inattentiveness]
      3: (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's
         welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes" [syn:
         regard, wish, compliments]
      4: a long fixed look; "he fixed his paternal gaze on me" [syn:
         gaze, regard]
      5: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well
         regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high
         regard" [syn: esteem, regard, respect] [ant:
         disesteem]
      6: a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly
         regard for love"; "he inspires respect" [syn: regard,
         respect]
      7: an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect
         for him" [syn: respect, esteem, regard] [ant:
         disrespect]
      v 1: deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I
           consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation
           quite as negatively as you do" [syn: see, consider,
           reckon, view, regard]
      2: look at attentively [syn: regard, consider]
      3: connect closely and often incriminatingly; "This new ruling
         affects your business" [syn: involve, affect, regard]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  420 Moby Thesaurus words for "regard":
     Amor, Anschauung, Christian love, Eros, Platonic love, TLC,
     abide by, accommodatingness, accord respect to, account,
     account as, act up to, adhere to, adjudge, adjudicate, admiration,
     admire, adoration, adore, advertence, advertency, affect,
     affection, agape, agreeableness, alertness, allow, an in, angle,
     angle of vision, animadvert, answer to, anticipation, apotheosis,
     apotheosize, appertain to, applicability, application, apply to,
     appositeness, appreciate, appreciation, approbation, approval,
     ardency, ardor, article, aspect, assay, assess, assiduity,
     assiduousness, association, assume, attachment, attend, attend to,
     attention, attention span, attentiveness, awareness, awe, basis,
     be afraid, be concerned, be faithful to, be judicious,
     be thoughtful of, be vigilant, be watchful, bear on, bear upon,
     bearing, belong to, best wishes, bodily love, breathless adoration,
     brotherly love, care, carefulness, caritas, case, caution, charity,
     cherish, circumspection, circumspectness, cognizance, complaisance,
     compliments, comply with, conceive, concentration, concern,
     concernment, configuration, conform to, conjugal love, connect,
     connection, consciousness, consider, considerateness,
     consideration, contemplate, correspond to, count, courtesy, credit,
     curiosity, daresay, datum, deal with, dearly love, deem, defer to,
     deference, deification, deify, dekko, delicacy, desire, detail,
     devoirs, devotion, diligence, do justice to, duty, ear,
     earnestness, effect, eidolon, element, entertain respect for,
     envisage, envision, espial, espionage, esteem, estimate,
     estimation, evaluate, exaggerated respect, exalt,
     exercise judgment, expect, express an opinion, eye, eyeball,
     eyeful, facet, fact, factor, faithful love, fancy, fashion, favor,
     favorable regard, feature, feeling, fellow feeling, fervor, figure,
     fill, flame, follow, fondness, footing, forethought, form,
     form an opinion, frame of reference, framework, free love,
     free-lovism, friendly relations, fulfill, gauge, gaze at,
     germaneness, gestalt, go for, good graces, good terms,
     good understanding, good wishes, goodwill, great respect,
     greetings, guess, guise, harmony, have a hunch, have a looksee,
     have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling,
     have connection with, have regard for, have the idea, heart, heed,
     heedfulness, helpfulness, hero worship, hero-worship, high regard,
     hold, hold as, hold by, hold dear, hold in esteem,
     hold in reverence, hold in view, homage, honor, idolatry, idolism,
     idolization, idolize, image, imagine, imago, impression,
     incidental, indulgence, instance, intentiveness, intentness,
     interest, interestedness, involve, item, judge, keep,
     keep faith with, keep in sight, keep in view,
     keep under observation, lasciviousness, leer, leering look,
     leniency, liaise with, libido, light, like, likeness, liking,
     lineaments, link, link with, live up to, look, look after, look at,
     look on, look up to, look upon, look upon as, look-in, looking,
     lookout, love, lovemaking, loving care, lustful leer, maintain,
     make good, manner, mark, married love, materiality, matter, meet,
     mental outlook, mind, mindfulness, minor detail, minutia, minutiae,
     mutual regard, note, notice, obligingness, observance, observation,
     observe, opine, outlook, particular, passion, pay attention,
     perceive, pertain to, pertinence, phase, phasis, physical love,
     pine, place, point, point of view, popular regard, popularity,
     position, preparedness, prestige, presume, preview, prize,
     prospect, rapport, rate, reck, reckon, reconnoiter, refer to,
     reference, reference system, regardfulness, regards, relate to,
     relatedness, relation, relevance, remark, respect, respects,
     revere, reverence, reverential regard, salutations, satisfaction,
     satisfy, scene, scout, see, seeming, semblance, sentiment,
     set down as, sex, sexual love, shape, shine, side, sidelong look,
     sight, simulacrum, situation, slant, sly look, solicitousness,
     solicitude, spiritual love, spy upon, spying, stand, standpoint,
     stare at, style, suppose, surmise, suspect, sympathy, system, tact,
     tactfulness, take, take an interest, take for, take into account,
     take it, take note, take notice, tend, tender feeling,
     tender loving care, tender passion, thing, think, think highly of,
     think much of, think of, think well of, thought, thoughtfulness,
     tie in with, tie-in, toleration, total effect, touch, touch upon,
     treasure, treat, treat of, trow, truelove, twist, universe,
     uxoriousness, value, valuing, venerate, veneration, view, view as,
     viewing, viewpoint, visualize, watch, watching, weakness, ween,
     wise, witnessing, worship, worth, yearning
  
  

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