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[ verb ] consider or deem to be; regard

Synonyms

consider see view reckon

Examples

"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"

Used in print

(Jaroslav Pelikan, The Shape of Death: life, death and...)

Irenaeus does not regard Adam and Eve merely as private individuals , but as universal human_beings , who were and are all_of humanity .

2
[ verb ] look at attentively

Synonyms

consider

Used in print

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

Scotty regarded the ear and the grizzled hair around it with a moment of interest .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

A dozen cows mooed sadly and regarded us as if we were insane , as perhaps we were at that moment , with the crazy excitement of our first encounter , the yelling and shooting still continuing up at the road , and the thirst of some of the men , which was so great that they waded into the muddy water and scooped_up handfuls of_it .

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

Abel sat and regarded the farm country which , spreading_out from both sides of the road , rolled greenly up to where the silent white houses and long barns and silos nested into the tilled fields .

(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)

Now , you no_doubt regard the preceding as pap ; you 're tooling_around full of gage in your hot_rods , gorging yourselves on pizza and playing pinball in the taverns and generally behaving like Ubermenschen .

Related terms

look gaze

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[ verb ] connect closely and often incriminatingly

Synonyms

involve affect

Examples

"This new ruling affects your business"

Used in print

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

The actual mean of 1.07 being about halfway between 0 of complete correlation and 2.0 of no correlation , it is evident that there is a pretty fair degree of similarity in the behavior even of particular individual items of meaning as regards long-term stem displacement .

Related terms

refer implicate respect

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[ noun ] (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point

Synonyms

respect

Examples

"it differs in that respect"

Used in print

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

The underlying assumption , of_course , is that only sight and touch enable us , in any precise and fully dependable way , to locate objects in space beyond us , the other senses being decidedly inferior , if_not totally inadequate , in this regard .

Related terms

detail involve

5
[ noun ] paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

Examples

"his attentiveness to her wishes" "he spends without heed to the consequences"

Used in print

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

And the action is consistently presented with regard for this distinction .

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[ noun ] (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare

Synonyms

compliments wish

Examples

"give him my kind regards" "my best wishes"

Used in print

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

To Mark : `` Please give my regards to Myra '' .

Related terms

greeting plural

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[ noun ] a long fixed look

Synonyms

gaze

Examples

"he fixed his paternal gaze on me"

Used in print

(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)

It was Giselle , the fille_de_chambre , come to clean the room , and while she stood before him with ears pricked_up and regard all curiosity , explaining her errand , Alex could see from the corner of his eye the doctor doing all he could to calm the displeased bird .

Related terms

stare

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[ noun ] the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)

Synonyms

respect esteem

Examples

"it is held in esteem" "a man who has earned high regard"

Related terms

disesteem honor stature respect

9
[ noun ] a feeling of friendship and esteem

Synonyms

respect

Examples

"she mistook his manly regard for love" "he inspires respect"

Related terms

affection respect

10
[ noun ] an attitude of admiration or esteem

Synonyms

respect esteem

Examples

"she lost all respect for him"

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