What does estate mean?

Definitions for estate
ɪˈsteɪtes·tate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. estatenoun

    everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities

  2. estate, land, landed estate, acres, demesnenoun

    extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

    "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"

  3. estate of the realm, estate, the three estatesnoun

    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

Wiktionary

  1. estatenoun

    state; condition

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  2. estatenoun

    status, rank

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  3. estatenoun

    The condition of one's fortunes; prosperity, possessions

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  4. estatenoun

    A "person of estate"; a nobleman or noblewoman

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  5. estatenoun

    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)

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  6. estatenoun

    The nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  7. estatenoun

    An (especially extensive) area of land, under a single ownership

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  8. estatenoun

    The collective property and liabilities of someone, especially a deceased person

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  9. estatenoun

    A housing estate

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

  10. estatenoun

    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)

    Etymology: From astat, from estat (French: état).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Estatenoun

    settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  2. Estatenoun

    social standing or rank; quality; dignity

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  3. Estatenoun

    a person of high rank

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  4. Estatenoun

    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

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  5. Estatenoun

    the state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  6. Estatenoun

    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

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  7. Estatenoun

    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

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  8. Estateverb

    to establish

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  9. Estateverb

    tom settle as a fortune

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

  10. Estateverb

    to endow with an estate

    Etymology: [OF. estat, F. tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.]

Freebase

  1. Estate

    An estate comprises the houses and outbuildings and supporting farmland and woods that surround the gardens and grounds of a very large property, such as a country house or mansion. It is the modern term for a manor, but lacks the latter's now abolished jurisdictional authority. It is an "estate" because the profits from its produce and rents are sufficient to support the household in the house at its center, formerly known as the manor house. Thus "the estate" may refer to all other cottages and villages in the same ownership as the mansion itself, covering more than one former manor. An example of such great estates are Woburn Abbey in Bedfordshire, England, and Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire built to replace the former manor house of Woodstock. "Estate", with its "stately home" connotations, has been a natural candidate for inflationary usage during the 20th century. An estate properly so-called should comprise several farms, and is not well used to describe a single farm.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Estate

    es-tāt′, n. condition or rank: position: property, esp. landed property: fortune: an order or class of men in the body-politic: (pl.) dominions: possessions.—v.t. to give an estate to: (arch.) to bestow upon.—n. Estates′man, statesman.—Man's estate, the state of manhood; The estates of the realm are three—Lords Spiritual, Lords Temporal, and Commons; but often misused for the legislature—king, lords, and commons.—The ancient parliament of Scotland consisted of the king and the Three Estates—viz.: (1) archbishops, bishops, abbots, and mitred priors; (2) the barons and the commissioners of shires and stewartries; (3) the commissioners from the royal burghs;—in France, the nobles, clergy, and Third Estate (tiers état) remained separate down to 1789; The fourth estate, often used humorously for the press. [O. Fr. estat (Fr. état)—L. status, a state.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'estate' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1983

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'estate' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1656

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'estate' in Nouns Frequency: #634

Anagrams for estate »

  1. eatest, tea set

  2. Eatest

  3. Tea set

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of estate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of estate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of estate in a Sentence

  1. Ben Miller:

    There are a lot of people who are feeling excluded from the home market right now, investing in real estate is a way for them to start to understand real estate.

  2. Zhang Dawei:

    Overall, the ‘bottom’ of real estate policies has emerged, but the market is still adjusting downwards, policies will become more and more relaxed, and the market is expected to gradually stabilise, as the purpose of regulations is to stabilise the market, with it neither sharply rising or decline.

  3. Ma Xiaoping:

    I think we should focus on the better-than-expected imports growth rate, which means domestic demand is also recovering, driven by infrastructure investment and also the real estate sector recovery.

  4. Los Angeles:

    I just hope( Franklin's estate) doesn't end up getting so hotly contested, any time they don't leave a trust or will, there always ends up being a fight.

  5. Patrick Perret-Green:

    Millions of contracts with multiple counterparties, everyone was trying to work out their exposure, with Evergrande it depresses the entire real estate sector.

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