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Regarded Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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. 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.'' --Shak.
  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.
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    * In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams

    * If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen. - Henry David Thoreau

    * To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune to lose both looks like carelessness. - Oscar Wilde


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