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best regards

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.
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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.
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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.
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(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
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warm regards

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
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kindest 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. I hope I'll have the chance of meeting with you again soon. Kindest regards, Brian
See also: kind, regard

as regards

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.
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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.
See also: regard, that

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.
See also: regard, this

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.
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have regard to (something)

To be aware of something. I hope you have regard to the stipulations of your lease.
See also: have, regard

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.
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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.
See also: high, hold, 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.
See also: hold, 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.
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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.
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with regard to someone or something

 and 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.
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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.
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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.
See also: have, regard, something

in/with reˈgard to somebody/something

(formal) concerning somebody/something: a country’s laws in regard to human rightsThe 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.
See also: regard, that, this

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.

as regards

In reference or relation to; with respect to.
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2 : a feeling of respect <She was held in high regard.
4 : a point to be considered <Be careful in this regard.