Definitions for Estateɪˈsteɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. estate(noun)

    everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities

  2. estate, land, landed estate, acres, demesne(noun)

    extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

    "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"

  3. estate of the realm, estate, the three estates(noun)

    a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. estate(Noun)

    state; condition

  2. estate(Noun)

    status, rank

  3. estate(Noun)

    The condition of one's fortunes; prosperity, possessions

  4. estate(Noun)

    A "person of estate"; a nobleman or noblewoman

  5. estate(Noun)

    A major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country and formerly possessing distinct political rights (w:Estates of the realm)

  6. estate(Noun)

    The nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land

  7. estate(Noun)

    An (especially extensive) area of land, under a single ownership

  8. estate(Noun)

    The collective property and liabilities of someone, especially a deceased person

  9. estate(Noun)

    A housing estate

  10. estate(Noun)

    A station wagon; a car with a tailgate (or liftgate) and storage space to the rear of the seating which is coterminous with the passenger compartment (and often extensible into that compartment via folding or removable seating)

  11. Origin: From astat, from estat (French: état).

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Estate(noun)

    settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation

  2. Estate(noun)

    social standing or rank; quality; dignity

  3. Estate(noun)

    a person of high rank

  4. Estate(noun)

    a property which a person possesses; a fortune; possessions, esp. property in land; also, property of all kinds which a person leaves to be divided at his death

  5. Estate(noun)

    the state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs

  6. Estate(noun)

    the great classes or orders of a community or state (as the clergy, the nobility, and the commonalty of England) or their representatives who administer the government; as, the estates of the realm (England), which are (1) the lords spiritual, (2) the lords temporal, (3) the commons

  7. Estate(noun)

    the degree, quality, nature, and extent of one's interest in, or ownership of, lands, tenements, etc.; as, an estate for life, for years, at will, etc

  8. Estate(verb)

    to establish

  9. Estate(verb)

    tom settle as a fortune

  10. Estate(verb)

    to endow with an estate

  11. Origin: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

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  1. Estate

    An estate comprises the houses and outbuildings and supporting farmland and woods that surround the gardens and grounds of a very large property, such as a country house or mansion. It is the modern term for a manor, but lacks the latter's now abolished jurisdictional authority. It is an "estate" because the profits from its produce and rents are sufficient to support the household in the house at its center, formerly known as the manor house. Thus "the estate" may refer to all other cottages and villages in the same ownership as the mansion itself, covering more than one former manor. An example of such great estates are Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire, England, and Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire built to replace the former manor house of Woodstock. "Estate", with its "stately home" connotations, has been a natural candidate for inflationary usage during the 20th century. An estate properly so-called should comprise several farms, and is not well used to describe a single farm.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Estate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1983

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Estate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1656

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Estate' in Nouns Frequency: #634

Anagrams of Estate »

  1. eatest, tea set

  2. Eatest

  3. Tea set

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