Definition of regardless in US English:

regardless

adverb

  • Without paying attention to the present situation; despite the prevailing circumstances.

    ‘they were determined to carry on regardless’
    • ‘The band didn't flounder as emergency supplies kicked in, and carried on regardless.’
    • ‘Is there a scene that you consider yourself a part of, or do you just do your thing regardless?’
    • ‘Thus, there is no reason for any of us to work because we will make the same, regardless.’
    • ‘She had a choice; she could either live carefully and pray, or carry on regardless.’
    • ‘What I normally do in these circumstances is grit my teeth and carry on regardless.’
    • ‘At this point she clamps a hand over her mouth but then carries on regardless.’
    • ‘Or do you just keep going regardless when it's just a general cold virus no matter how severe?’
    • ‘Teaching staff expected little or nothing from them and battled on regardless.’
    • ‘He warned that if the authority did not change its stance, he would put in an application regardless.’
    • ‘It decided to carry on regardless with the improvement work it had set out to do.’
    • ‘Sertori is aware the City fans were questioning his role as a striker but vowed to carry on regardless.’
    • ‘I chose to blot out the sound of cold water being poured on my words of admiration, and carried on regardless.’
    • ‘I munch on regardless and this morning, I wake up feeling sick with stomach cramps.’
    • ‘Spike pressed ahead regardless, scrubbing a virginal white spot into the dingy patio.’
    • ‘That smacks of either a high degree of confidence, or resignation that a bloody nose is on its way regardless.’
    • ‘When we started we genuinely could not play at all but we all enjoyed it so much we carried on regardless.’
    • ‘Rodney would probably take the job regardless but also has had at least one other job offer.’
    • ‘He said it seemed the plan would go ahead regardless as the sign had already been erected.’
    • ‘Or will we just keep buying regardless, carried away by the cheap thrill of it all?’
    • ‘Whatever pressure groups and politics decide, the science will go on regardless.’
    anyway, anyhow, in any case, nevertheless, nonetheless, notwithstanding, despite everything, in spite of everything, for all that, after everything, no matter what, even so, just the same, all the same, be that as it may, in any event, come what may, rain or shine, come rain or shine, whatever the cost
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Usage

See irregardless

Phrases

  • regardless of

    • Without regard or consideration for.

      ‘the allowance is paid regardless of age or income’
      irrespective of, without regard to, without reference to, disregarding, unmindful of, heedless of, careless about, careless of, indifferent to, unconcerned about, without consideration of, negligent of, setting aside, discounting, ignoring, notwithstanding, no matter, despite, in spite of, for all
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Pronunciation

regardless

/rəˈɡɑrdləs//rəˈɡärdləs/