hold someone in high regard

hold someone in high regard
hold someone in high esteem/regard/ phrase
to admire or respect someone very much
Thesaurus: to respect someone or something, and to show respectsynonym
Main entry: hold

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  • hold someone in high esteem — hold someone in high esteem/regard/ phrase to admire or respect someone very much Thesaurus: to respect someone or something, and to show respectsynonym Main entry: hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • regard — [[t]rɪgɑ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦♦ regards, regarding, regarded 1) VERB If you regard someone or something as being a particular thing or as having a particular quality, you believe that they are that thing or have that quality. [be V ed as n] He was… …   English dictionary

  • hold — hold1 [ hould ] (past tense and past participle held [ held ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 carry ▸ 2 stop someone/something from moving ▸ 3 put arms around someone ▸ 4 (be able to) contain ▸ 5 have ▸ 6 continue in same state ▸ 7 keep/stop something ▸ 8 not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hold — I UK [həʊld] / US [hoʊld] verb Word forms hold : present tense I/you/we/they hold he/she/it holds present participle holding past tense held UK [held] / US past participle held *** 1) [transitive] to carry something using your hands or arms Can… …   English dictionary

  • regard — re|gard1 S3 [rıˈga:d US a:rd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(admiration/respect)¦ 2¦(attention/consideration)¦ 3 with/in regard to something 4 in this/that regard 5 regards 6 ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: regarder; REGARD2] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high — high1 W1S1 [haı] adj comparative higher superlative highest ↑high, ↑low ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(from bottom to top)¦ 2¦(above ground)¦ 3¦(large number)¦ 4¦(good standard)¦ 5¦(containing a lot)¦ 6¦(rank/position)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • regard */*/*/ — I UK [rɪˈɡɑː(r)d] / US [rɪˈɡɑrd] verb [transitive] Word forms regard : present tense I/you/we/they regard he/she/it regards present participle regarding past tense regarded past participle regarded 1) [not usually progressive] to think of someone …   English dictionary

  • high — 1 /haI/ adjective MEASUREMENT/DISTANCE 1 FROM BOTTOM TO TOP something that is high measures a long distance from its bottom to its top: the highest mountain in Japan | a castle surrounded by high walls | 100 feet/30 metres etc high: a building 20 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • regard — re|gard1 [ rı gard ] verb transitive *** 1. ) not usually progressive to think of something or someone in a particular way: regard someone/something as something: The nuclear reactors, which were regarded as dangerously out of date, were replaced …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • regard — 1 noun formal 1 RESPECT (U) respect for someone or something (+ for): She has so little regard for him, she is unlikely to follow his advice. | hold sb/sth in high regard (=admire and respect them very much): a teacher who is held in high regard… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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