a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.
"he wanted to achieve power and prestige"
Delusion; illusion; trick.
The quality of how good the reputation of something or someone is, how favourably something or someone is regarded
Oxford has a university of very high prestige.
delusion; illusion; trick
weight or influence derived from past success; expectation of future achievements founded on those already accomplished; force or charm derived from acknowledged character or reputation
Origin: [F., fr. L. praestigum delusion, illusion, praestigae deceptions, jugglers' tricks, prob. fr. prae before + the root of stinguere to extinguish, originally, to prick. See Stick, v.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pres-tēzh′, or pres′tij, n. influence arising from past conduct or from reputation. [Fr.,—L. præstigium, delusion—præstinguĕre, to deceive.]
The numerical value of prestige in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of prestige in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Boko Haram has entered the realm of international jihadism, and by so doing will gain prestige among the vast supporters of Islamic State.
No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - you win some and you lose some.
There is a big difference between Assigned Prestige and Achieved Prestige. Assigned Prestige will usually abuse it's power where Achieved Prestige won't.
Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him.
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
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