regard noun

1 attention to/thought for sb/sth


due, full, proper | scant | particular, specific


(often law) When exercising its discretion, the court will have regard to all the circumstances.
| pay, show
The manifesto pays scant regard to green issues.


in/with ~ to
I am writing with regard to your recent order.
| without ~ for/to
an attempt to plan the future of an industry without due regard to market forces
| ~ for
a proper regard for human dignity


in that/this regard
I have nothing further to say in this regard (= in regard to what has just been said).
| a lack of regard
a lack of regard for public safety
| little/no regard for/to sb/sth

2 respect/admiration for sb


considerable, great, high | insufficient, low | mutual | critical


have, hold sb/sth in
I have the greatest regard for his abilities. He is held in the highest regard by his colleagues.
| win
The film has won critical regard in America.

3 regards: used to send greetings to sb


best, kind, warm
(all written) The letter ended, ‘Kindest regards, Felicity.’


convey, give (sb), send (sb)
(written) David sends his warmest regards to your parents.


~ to
(written) My regards to your aunt (= please give my regards to your aunt).


regard verb

1 (often

be regarded
) think of sb/sth in a particular way


highly, well
She was highly regarded as a sculptor.
| generally, universally, widely
The project was widely regarded as a success.
| commonly, popularly, usually | conventionally, traditionally
Foxes were traditionally regarded as vermin.
| legitimately, properly, reasonably
Civil contempt is not properly regarded as a criminal offence.
| hitherto | still | no longer


seem to
He seemed to regard the whole thing as a joke.
| tend to
They tend to regard the open expression of emotion as being soft and feminine.
| come to
I had come to regard him as a close friend.
| continue to | be tempted to, be tempting to
The successful are often tempted to regard their success as a kind of reward.
| be a mistake to
It would be a mistake to regard the incident as unimportant.


Many of her works are regarded as classics.
| with
They regarded people outside their own village with suspicion.

2 look steadily at sb/sth


steadily | intently | curiously, suspiciously, thoughtfully, warily


continue to
His eyes continued to regard her steadily.


She regarded the mess with distaste.





What is a collocation?

A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations (for example collocations with “reguard”) just sound “right” to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations of “reguard” may be unnatural and just sound “wrong”.

Using collocations list of “reguard” improves your English, especially your English speaking skills, and increases your vocabulary words in English.


Why learn collocations with “reguard”?

  • When using collocations with “reguard”, Your language will be more natural and more easily understood.
  • You will have alternative and richer ways of expressing yourself.
  • It is easier for our brains to remember and use language in chunks or blocks such as Common Collocations with “reguard” rather than as single words (reguard | Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms and Antonyms of “reguard”)

How to learn collocations with “reguard”?

  • Be aware of collocations with reguard , and try to recognize them when you see or hear them.
  • Treat collocations  as single blocks of language. Think of them as individual blocks or chunks, and learn strongly support, not strongly + support.
  • When you learn a new word  (e.g. reguard | Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms and Antonyms of “reguard”), write down other words that collocate with it.
  • Read as much as possible. Reading is an excellent way to learn vocabulary and collocations of  “reguard” in context and naturally.
  • Revise what you learn regularly. Practice using new collocations with “reguard” in context as soon as possible after learning them.
  • Learn collocations with “reguard” in groups that work for you. You could learn them by topic (time, number, weather, money, family) or by a particular word (take action, take a chance, take an exam).


Types of collocation with “reguard”

There are several different types of collocation made from combinations of verb, noun, adjective etc. Some of the most common types are:

  • adverb + adjective: completely satisfied (NOT downright satisfied)
  • adjective + noun: excruciating pain (NOT excruciating joy)
  • noun + noun: a surge of anger (NOT a rush of anger)
  • noun + verb: lions roar (NOT lions shout)
  • verb + noun: commit suicide (NOT undertake suicide)
  • verb + expression with preposition: burst into tears (NOT blow up in tears)
  • verb + adverb: wave frantically (NOT wave feverishly)


Using Collocations of reguard to Boost Your IELTS Score

The correct use of collocations of “reguard” is an essential part of improving your English level and boosting your IELTS score. Using collocations + “reguard” sentence examples correctly allows you to write and speak more like a native speaker and they are also one of the things that examiners look out for when marking your tests.