Although it's now regarded as a poisonous pollutant, you can, however, trade it.
Both boys were very close to Miss Powell, and regarded her as a key influence on their characters.
The “nicking” option is regarded as a necessary cleansing ritual.
Hollande's idea was regarded as insolent when he first pitched it.
Churchill, on the contrary, they regarded with alarm, a loose cannon, a rogue elephant.
And every squall was to be regarded as a bludgeon capable of crushing the Snark.
Mr. Gladstone may be regarded as the pioneer of the movement.
She regarded the questionable cattle again; his tone had said much more.
This was regarded as the bugle-call to the Liberal party for the coming battle.
By many, indeed, Newton is regarded as the inventor of the reflector.
mid-14c., "a consideration; a judgment," from Old French regard, from regarder "take notice of," from re-, intensive prefix + garder "look, heed" (see guard (n.)). Meanings "a look, appearance; respect, esteem, favor, kindly feeling which springs from a consideration of estimable qualities" all recorded late 14c. Phrase in regard to is from mid-15c. (Chaucer uses at regard of).
mid-14c., "consider" (that something is so), from Middle French regarder "to look at," from regard (see regard (n.)). Meaning "look upon, observe" is from 1520s, as is that of "observe a certain respect toward." Related: Regarded; regarding.