1. Royalty; sovereignty; sovereign jurisdiction.
[Passion] robs reason of her due regalitie.Spenser.
He came partly in by the sword, and had high courage in all points of regality.Bacon.
2. An ensign or badge of royalty. [Obs.]
(Re"gal*ly) adv. In a regal or royal manner.
(Re*gard") 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,Shak.
You offened him; . . . feed, and regard him not.
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.
(Re*gard") v. i. To look attentively; to consider; to notice. [Obs.] Shak.
(Re*gard"), n. [F. regard See Regard, v. t.]
1. A look; aspect directed to another; view; gaze.
But her, with stern regard, he thus repelled.Milton.