What does esteem mean?

Definitions for esteem
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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

    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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    We're always what we think. Our thoughts dictate our actions, confidence, self-esteem and achievements; or lack thereof. So, always think high and dream big, and take the high road.

  2. Gabriel Sterling:

    I mean, she's raised millions of dollars based on things that she said and sometimes... being attacked by the quote/unquote' elites' only drives her up in terms of the esteem she's viewed by many, many people.

  3. Claude Adrien Helvetius:

    There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors....But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Self-esteem doesn't come from outside in. Never let the opinions expressed by others affect your own opinion about yourself. Believe in your ambitions, dreams, values, and yourself; no matter what others say or do. Know thy Self-worth - always!

  5. George Washington:

    Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.

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