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A common, semi-formal valediction (used to say farewell at the end of a letter or message; also known as a complimentary close) expressing well wishes to the recipient. I look forward to finally meeting you in person. Best regards, Peter.
be held in high regard
To be regarded with a large amount of respect or admiration. I'll go see if I can persuade the committee, for I am held in high regard among them. Mr. Ross has always been held in high regard for all his charity work.
hold (someone) in high regard
To have a large amount of respect or admiration for someone. I'll go see if I can persuade the committee—they hold me in high regard. I've always held my father in high regard for his hard work to provide for us.
(with) kind regards
A common, semi-formal valediction (used to say farewell at the end of a letter or other written message; also known as a complimentary close) expressing well wishes to the recipient. Please send a financial report for your company for the previous year at your earliest convenience. With kind regards, Alex Goodman. I hope I'll have the chance of meeting with you again soon. Kind regards, Brian
A friendly but slightly formal valediction (used to say farewell at the end of a letter or other written message; also known as a complimentary close). I hope I'll have the chance of meeting with you again soon. Warm regards, Brian
A common, semi-formal valediction (used to say farewell at the end of a letter or other written message; also known as a complimentary close) expressing well wishes to the recipient. I hope I'll have the chance of meeting with you again soon. Kindest regards, Brian
On the topic of. As regards that new initiative, we are working to implement it now. As regards our lunch date, I'm free this Sunday.
in that regard
In relation to the point that was previously made. For all the company's problems, they still have a fantastic customer service policy. In that regard, they are unmatched by their competitors.
in this regard
In relation to this particular point. For all the company's problems, they still have a fantastic customer service policy. In this regard, they are unmatched by their competitors.
with regard to (someone or something)
In reference to someone or something; considering someone or something. With regard to that proposal, I think we should postpone it for now.
have regard to (something)
To be aware of something. I hope you have regard to the stipulations of your lease.
in regard to (someone or something)
In reference to; considering In regard to that proposal, I think we should postpone moving forward with it for the time being. We have a few concerns in regard to your performance as of late.
with reference to
Regarding; having to do with; in connection with. The governor's office made the announcement with reference to the recent controversial legislation. With reference to my opponent's remarks, let me state for the record that I have always condemned hate speech in all forms.
See also: reference
regard (someone or something) as (something)
To think of, consider, or look upon someone or something as being a particular type of thing. I know you regard this as your duty, but you have the choice not to do it if you don't want to. We don't regard you as the enemy, but we are not your friends, either.
regard (someone or something) with (something)
1. To think of, consider, or look upon someone or something with a particular kind of mindset or attitude. I know that she regards me with contempt ever since I betrayed her to get control of the company. I know you regard change with suspicion, but try to have an open mind about this.
2. To observe, look at, or contemplate someone or something in a particular way. The dog regarded the strange animal lying in its bed with confusion. She regarded the way he had redecorated the room with horror.
hold someone or something in high regard
Fig. to think well of someone or something. All of us hold the vice president in high regard. We hold these policies in high regard.
hold someone or something in low regard
Fig. to think poorly of someone or something. I'm afraid that Hazel holds you in low regard. I'm afraid we hold this establishment in low regard.
regard someone or something as someone or something
to look upon someone or something as someone or something; to consider someone or something to be someone or something. I have always regarded you as my friend. The cult members regarded the stone idol as their dead leader.
regard someone or something with something
to look upon someone or something with a certain attitude or with certain expectations. The child regarded the teacher with a questioning expression. The kitten regarded the fishbowl with great curiosity.
with regard to someone or somethingand in regard to someone or something
concerning someone or something. What shall we do in regard to planning dinner? With regard to Bill, I think he is working too hard.
in regard to
Also, as regards; in or with reference to ; with regard to; in or with respect to . Concerning, about. For example, In regard to your letter, forget it, or As regards your subscription, I'm not sure why it was canceled, or In reference to your inquiry, we'll have to pass it on to the board, or We have a few questions with regard to your recent offer, or With respect to your latest request, we'll be happy to oblige. The word reference has been used in this idiom since the late 1500s, regard from the second half of the 1400s, and respect from the first half of the 1500s. Also see relative to.
with reference to
Also, with regard or respect to . See in regard to.
See also: reference
have reˈgard to something(law) remember and think carefully about something: It is always necessary to have regard to the terms of the contract.
in/with reˈgard to somebody/something(formal) concerning somebody/something: a country’s laws in regard to human rights ♢ The company’s position with regard to overtime is made clear in the contracts.
in this/that reˈgard(formal) concerning what has just been mentioned: I have nothing further to say in this regard.
as regards somebody/something(formal) about or concerning somebody/something: As regards the method of payment, a decision will be made after the contract has been signed.
In reference or relation to; with respect to.