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Meaning of regarding by Wiktionary Dictionary

regarding


    Verb

    regarding

    1. Present participle of regard .

    Preposition

    regarding

    1. Concerning, respecting .

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Definition of regarding by GCIDE Dictionary

regarding


  1. Regard ( 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 assent 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.

  2. Regarding, prep. Concerning; respecting.