Definitions for Estateɪˈsteɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a piece of landed property, esp. one of large extent with an elaborate house on it.
Law. property or possessions. the amount, degree, or nature of a person's interest in land or other property. the property of a deceased person, a bankrupt, etc., viewed as an aggregate.
Brit. a housing development.
a period or condition of life.
condition or circumstances with reference to worldly prosperity, estimation, etc.; social status or rank.
a major political or social group or class, esp. one once having specific political powers, as the clergy, nobles, and commons in France or the Lords Spiritual, Lords Temporal, and commons in England.
Category: Western History
Obs. high social status or rank.
* Syn: See property.
Origin of estate:
1175–1225; ME estat < OF < L status; status
everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
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"
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a large house on a large piece of land
the Duke's rural estate
a housing development
***They're building a youth centre on the estate.
The condition of one's fortunes; prosperity, possessions
A "person of estate"; a nobleman or noblewoman
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)
The nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land
An (especially extensive) area of land, under a single ownership
The collective property and liabilities of someone, especially a deceased person
A housing estate
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)
Origin: From astat, from estat (French: état).
settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation
social standing or rank; quality; dignity
a person of high rank
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
the state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs
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
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
tom settle as a fortune
to endow with an estate
Translations for Estate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a large piece of land owned by one person or a group of people etc
They have an estate in Ireland.
- عَقار، قِطْعَة أرْضArabic
- propriedadePortuguese (BR)
- pozemky, nemovitý majetekCzech
- der GrundbesitzGerman
- gods; landsted; ejendomDanish
- κτηματική περιουσίαGreek
- posjed, imanjeCroatian
- tanah milikIndonesian
- (특히 저택이 있는 광대한) 부지, 사유지Korean
- žemės valda, dvarasLithuanian
- muiža (ar zemi)Latvian
- gods, plantasjeNorwegian
- .رتبه، حال، شته، جايداد، دولت، ملكيت په تېره دمځكى: طبقهPashto
- lantegendom, gods,ägorSwedish
- arazi, mülkTurkish
- 莊園Chinese (Trad.)
- جائیداد جو بڑے قطعئہ اراضي اور عموما ایک بڑے مکان پر مشتمل ہوUrdu
- điền trangVietnamese
- 庄园Chinese (Simp.)
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