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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prestige, prestigiousnessnoun

    a high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.

    "he wanted to achieve power and prestige"

Wiktionary

  1. prestigenoun

    Delusion; illusion; trick.

  2. prestigenoun

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prestige

    delusion; illusion; trick

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Prestige

    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

    Etymology: [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

  1. Prestige

    pres-tēzh′, or pres′tij, n. influence arising from past conduct or from reputation. [Fr.,—L. præstigium, delusion—præstinguĕre, to deceive.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PRESTIGE in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PRESTIGE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of PRESTIGE in a Sentence

  1. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    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.

  2. Ashley Judd:

    I lost career opportunity. I lost money. I lost status and prestige and power in my career as a direct result of having been sexually harassed and rebuffing the sexual harassment, my career opportunities, after having been defamed by Harvey Weinstein, were significantly diminished. My career was damaged because I rebuffed Mr. Weinstein’s sexual advances. I know it for a fact.

  3. Alicen Grey:

    Our entire culture's infrastructure encourages and rewards a static, unchanging nature. You choose one degree, one career, one house, one spouse... You earn prestige by appearing to have it all figured out. The American Dream isn't having it all, it's knowing it all.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    There is a big difference between Assigned Prestige and Achieved Prestige. Assigned Prestige will usually abuse it's power where Achieved Prestige won't.

  5. Sidney Madwed:

    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.

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