Meaning of REGARD in English
v. & n.
1. gaze on steadily (usu. in a specified way) (regarded them suspiciously).
2 give heed to; take into account; let one's course be affected by.
3 look upon or contemplate mentally in a specified way (I regard them kindly; I regard it as an insult).
4 (of a thing) have relation to; have some connection with.
1. a gaze; a steady or significant look.
2 (foll. by to, for) attention or care.
3 (foll. by for) esteem; kindly feeling; respectful opinion.
4 a respect; a point attended to (in this regard).
5 (in pl.) an expression of friendliness in a letter etc.; compliments (sent my best regards).
Phrases and idioms:
as regards about, concerning; in respect of. in (or with) regard to as concerns; in respect of.
Etymology: ME f. OF regard f. regarder (as RE-, garder GUARD)
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012