July 26, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
regard /rɪˈgɑɚd/ verb
regard
/rɪˈgɑɚd/
verb

regards; regarded; regarding

She is regarded as a talented young musician.
She is regarded as a talented young musician.
Learner's definition of REGARD

[+ object]

1 : to think of (someone or something) in a particular way

  • He is highly regarded by his coworkers. [=his coworkers have a very high opinion of him]

— often + as

  • She regards him as a friend. [=she considers him a friend]

  • He regards himself as an expert.

  • The book is widely regarded as his best. [=many people think the book is the best that he has ever written]

2 formal : to look at (someone or something)

  • The police officer regarded the group of teenagers with suspicion.

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