Definitions for esteemɪˈstim
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration.
to consider as of a certain value or a certain type; regard:
I would esteem it a great favor.
Obs. to appraise.
(n.)favorable opinion or judgment; respect or regard:
to hold a person in esteem.
Archaic. opinion or judgment; estimation; valuation.
* Syn: See appreciate.
Origin of esteem:
1400–50; late ME < MF estimer < L aestimāre; see estimate
esteem, regard, respect(noun)
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
"it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
a feeling of delighted approval and liking
respect, esteem, regard(verb)
an attitude of admiration or esteem
"she lost all respect for him"
respect, esteem, value, prize, prise(verb)
regard highly; think much of
"I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be(verb)
look on as or consider
"she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
respect or regard
to respect very much
The Chinese hold Confucius in high esteem.
To regard someone with respect
Esteem your elders, boy.
to regard something as valuable; to prize
to look upon something in a particular way
Mary is an esteemed member of the community
To judge; to estimate; to appraise
The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.
Origin: First at end of 16th century; from estimer, from aestimare; see estimate, and aim, an older word, partly a doublet of esteem.
to set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to estimate; to value; to reckon
to set a high value on; to prize; to regard with reverence, respect, or friendship
to form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider
estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation; reckoning; price
high estimation or value; great regard; favorable opinion, founded on supposed worth
Translations for esteem
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
favourable opinion; respect
His foolish behaviour lowered him in my esteem; He was held in great esteem by his colleagues.
- agting, respekAfrikaans
- إحْتِرام، تَقْديرArabic
- estimaPortuguese (BR)
- vážnost, úctaCzech
- die AchtungGerman
- agtelse; respektDanish
- εκτίμηση, σεβασμόςGreek
- aprecio, estimaSpanish
- احترام؛ اعتبارFarsi
- आदर, सम्मानHindi
- 존중, 평판Korean
- aktelse, respektNorwegian
- احترام؛ اعتبارPersian
- afecto/admiração, apreçoPortuguese
- saygınlık, itibarTurkish
- 尊敬Chinese (Trad.)
- повага, шануванняUkrainian
- عزت و تکریمUrdu
- sự quý trọngVietnamese
- 尊敬Chinese (Simp.)
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