Re·gard v. t. [imp. & p. p. Regarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Regarding.]
1. To keep in view; to behold; to look at; to view; to gaze upon.
Your niece regards me with an eye of favor. --Shak.
2. Hence, to look or front toward; to face. [Obs.]
It is peninsula which regardeth the mainland. --Sandys.
That exceedingly beatiful seat, on the ass░ent of a hill, flanked with wood and regarding the river. --Evelyn.
3. To look closely at; to observe attentively; to pay attention to; to notice or remark particularly.
If much you note him,
You offened him; . . . feed, and regard him not. --Shak.
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.
5. To consider and treat; to have a certain feeling toward; as, to regard one with favor or dislike.
His associates seem to have regarded him with kindness. --Macaulay.
6. To pay respect to; to treat as something of peculiar value, sanctity, or the like; to care for; to esteem.
He that regardeth thae day, regardeth it into the LOrd. --Rom. xiv. 6.
Here's Beaufort, that regards nor God nor king. --Shak.
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.”
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.
Syn: -- To consider; observe; remark; heed; mind; respect; esteem; estimate; value. See Attend.
Re·gard·ing, prep. Concerning; respecting.