What is Regard ?
Regard is (noun) 1. concern for someone or something with regard to relating to With regard to your request for extra funds. 2. an opinion of someone He is held in high regard by his staff. 3. regards best wishes She sends her (kind) regards. Please give my regards to your mother. (verb) 1. to regard someone or something as to consider someone or something to be The police are regarding the case as attempted murder. 2. to have an opinion about someone She is highly regarded by the manager. 3. as regards relating to, concerning As regards the cost of the trip, I’ll let you know soon what the final figure is.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level