What does esteem mean?

Definitions for esteem
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word esteem.

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

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

  2. esteem(Verb)

    To regard someone with respect

    Esteem your elders, boy.

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

  3. esteem(Verb)

    to regard something as valuable; to prize

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

  4. esteem(Verb)

    to look upon something in a particular way

    Mary is an esteemed member of the community

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

  5. esteem(Verb)

    To judge; to estimate; to appraise

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

    Etymology: 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.]

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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

Examples of esteem in a Sentence

  1. Renae A. Sauter:

    You cannot fix, nor are you responsible for another persons low self esteem.

  2. Stacey Mickles:

    Kids in the U.S. have the opportunity to get top notch educations through athletics scholarships, plus, sports help build self-esteem, so schools encourage athletic participation.

  3. Jonathan Mitchell:

    Most persons with an autism-spectrum disorder have never expressed their opinions on someone’s blog and never will. The neurodiverse often reach a vulnerable audience, as many persons on the spectrum have low self-esteem. Neurodiversity provides a tempting escape valve.

  4. Alvin Price:

    Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes in it to drain it dry.

  5. Paul Hokemeyer:

    We gain self esteem by doing esteemable acts

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Translations for esteem

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  • 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
  • आदरHindi
  • հարգանքArmenian
  • stimaItalian
  • 尊敬するJapanese
  • 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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