regardless

  • 1 Regardless — Re*gard less, a. 1. Having no regard; heedless; careless; as, regardless of life, consequences, dignity. [1913 Webster] Regardless of the bliss wherein he sat. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not regarded; slighted. [R.] Spectator. [1913 Webster] Syn:… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 regardless of — (something) without being influenced by something. We treat everyone equally, regardless of what their language is, regardless of their skin color or background. Usage notes: sometimes spoken as irregardless of, which is not considered standard… …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 3 regardless — ► ADVERB ▪ despite the prevailing circumstances. ● regardless of Cf. ↑regardless of …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 regardless — ☆ regardless [ri gärd′lis] adj. without regard; heedless; unmindful; careless adv. Informal without regard for, or in spite of, objections, difficulties, etc.; anyway without regard for, or in spite of, objections, difficulties, etc.; anyway… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 regardless — indifferent, 1590s, from REGARD (Cf. regard) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Eliptical for “regardless of consequences, expenses, etc.,” from 1872 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 regardless — [adj] indifferent, unconcerned behindhand, blind, careless, coarse, crude, deaf, delinquent, derelict, disregarding, heedless, inadvertent, inattentive, inconsiderate, insensitive, lax, listless, mindless, neglectful, negligent, nonobservant,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 regardless of — ► regardless of without regard for. Main Entry: ↑regardless …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 regardless — I adverb albeit, all the same, although, anyhow, anyway, anywise, at any rate, by any means, despite, even though, however, in any case, in any event, in spite of, incuriosus, irrespective of, neglegens, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 regardless of — index irrespective Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 regardless of — IRRESPECTIVE OF, without regard to, without reference to, disregarding, without consideration of, discounting, ignoring, notwithstanding, no matter; informal irregardless of. → regardless * * * preposition : without taking into account : in spite …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 regardless — re|gard|less [ rı gardləs ] adverb ** without being affected or influenced by something: It seemed like an impossible task at times, but we went on, regardless. regardless of without being affected or influenced by anything else that happens or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 regardless — re|gard|less [rıˈga:dləs US a:r ] adv 1.) without being affected or influenced by something regardless of ▪ The law requires equal treatment for all, regardless of race, religion, or sex. 2.) if you continue doing something regardless, you do it… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 regardless — [[t]rɪgɑ͟ː(r)dləs[/t]] 1) PHR PREP If something happens regardless of something else, it is not affected or influenced at all by that other thing. It takes in anybody regardless of religion, colour, or creed... Regardless of whether he is right… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 regardless — adverb 1 if you continue doing something regardless, you do it in spite of difficulties or opposition: You get a lot of criticism but you just have to carry on regardless. 2 regardless of without being affected by different situations, problems… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 regardless of — without being affected or influenced by anything else that happens or exists We will continue the race, regardless of the weather. There must be equality of rights for all citizens, regardless of nationality. regardless of how/what/why etc: The… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 regardless — /rəˈgadləs / (say ruh gahdluhs) adjective 1. without regard to expense, danger, etc. –adverb 2. anyway: to carry on regardless. –phrase 3. regardless of, a. paying no attention to: regardless of interruption she continued. b. without… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 regardless — regardlessly, adv. regardlessness, n. /ri gahrd lis/, adj. 1. having or showing no regard; heedless; unmindful (often fol. by of). 2. regardless of, in spite of; without regard for: They ll do it regardless of the cost. adv. 3. without concern as …

    Universalium

  • 18 regardless — 1. adjective Having no regard; heedless; careless. 2. adverb Without attention to warnings or indications of bad consequences. Tatiana knew the cauliflower was purple, but she ate it regardless. Syn …

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  • 19 regardless of — preposition Date: 1784 without taking into account < accepts all regardless of age >; also in spite of < regardless of our mistakes > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 regardless — Synonyms and related words: airy, aloof, anyhow, anyway, anywise, apathetic, at all, at all costs, at all events, at any cost, at any rate, ataractic, behindhand, blase, bored, by any means, careless, casual, cursory, degage, delinquent, derelict …

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