Definitions for esteemɪˈstim

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. admiration, esteem(noun)

    a feeling of delighted approval and liking

  3. respect, esteem, regard(verb)

    an attitude of admiration or esteem

    "she lost all respect for him"

  4. respect, esteem, value, prize, prise(verb)

    regard highly; think much of

    "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"

  5. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. esteem(Noun)

    favourable regard

  2. esteem(Verb)

    To regard someone with respect

    Esteem your elders, boy.

  3. esteem(Verb)

    to regard something as valuable; to prize

  4. esteem(Verb)

    to look upon something in a particular way

    Mary is an esteemed member of the community

  5. esteem(Verb)

    To judge; to estimate; to appraise

    The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.

  6. Origin: First at end of 16th century; from estimer, from aestimare; see estimate, and aim, an older word, partly a doublet of esteem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Esteem(verb)

    to set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to estimate; to value; to reckon

  2. Esteem(verb)

    to set a high value on; to prize; to regard with reverence, respect, or friendship

  3. Esteem(verb)

    to form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider

  4. Esteem(verb)

    estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation; reckoning; price

  5. Esteem(verb)

    high estimation or value; great regard; favorable opinion, founded on supposed worth

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Esteem

    es-tēm′, v.t. to set a high estimate or value on: to regard with respect or friendship: to consider or think.—n. high estimation or value: favourable regard.—p.adj. Esteemed′, respected.—adj. Es′timable, that can be estimated or valued: worthy of esteem: deserving our good opinion.—adv. Es′timably.—v.t. Es′timāte, to judge of the worth of a thing: to calculate.—n. reputation: a valuing in the mind: judgment or opinion of the worth or size of anything: a rough calculation: estimation.—n. Estimā′tion, act of estimating: a reckoning of value: esteem, honour: importance: conjecture.—adj. Es′timātive.—n. Es′timātor.—Hold in estimation, to esteem highly.—The estimates, accounts given before parliament showing the probable expenditure for the year. [Fr. estimer—L. æstimāre.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of esteem in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of esteem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. J. Petit-Senn:

    Where talent is a dwarf, self-esteem is a giant.

  2. Unknown:

    That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.

  3. Nathaniel Branden:

    Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.

  4. Peter Drucker:

    The honest work of yesterday has lost its social status, its social esteem.

  5. Bryant McGill:

    Criticism is no threat to your self-esteem or identity, but rather informs you.

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Translations for esteem

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • почит, почитам, уважение, уважавамBulgarian
  • úctaCzech
  • ansehen, achten, Achtung, Wertschätzung, schätzenGerman
  • τρέφω εκτίμηση, τρέφω σεβασμό, εκτιμώ, υπόληψη, εκτίμηση, σέβομαι, υπολήπτομαιGreek
  • estimaSpanish
  • kunnioitus, arvostaa, kunnioittaaFinnish
  • respect, estime, respecterFrench
  • urraimIrish
  • urram, onairScottish Gaelic
  • כבודHebrew
  • հարգանքArmenian
  • stimaItalian
  • diligereLatin
  • matihereMāori
  • achten, achting, waarderen, prijzenDutch
  • szanowaćPolish
  • estimar, estimaPortuguese
  • stimă, apreciaRomanian
  • уважение, уважать, почитать, почтение, почёт, чтить, ценитьRussian
  • vörda, vördnad, aktningSwedish

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