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esteem at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ıs'ti:m]

esteem at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1450, from M.Fr. estimer, from L. ?istimare "to value, appraise," perhaps ult. from *ais-temos "one who cuts copper," i.e. mints money. At first used as we would now use estimate; sense of "value, respect" is 1532. ///

esteem at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] a feeling of respect for someone, or a good opinion of someone// hold sb in high/great esteem // --The critics held him in high esteem as an actor.// token/mark of sb's esteem (=a sign of their respect) // --Please accept the small gift we enclose as a mark of our esteem.// esteem for// --my father's complete lack of esteem for actors// self-esteem//
esteem 2 v [T] formal [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Old French; Origin: estimer, from Latin aestimare; ESTIMATE2]// to respect and admire someone or something// --Peden was greatly esteemed by the people of Ayrshire.// --He was esteemed as a literary wit.//

esteem at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

201 Moby Thesaurus words for "esteem":
OK, accept, acceptance, accord respect to, account, account as,
adherence, adjudge, adjudicate, admiration, admire, adoration,
adore, allow, apotheosis, apotheosize, appreciate, appreciation,
apprize, approbation, approval, approve, approve of, ascendancy,
ascribe importance to, assume, authority, awe, be afraid,
be judicious, believe, bless, blessing, breathless adoration,
charisma, charm, cherish, clout, conceive, consequence, consider,
consideration, control, count, countenance, courtesy, credit,
daresay, dearly love, deem, defer to, deference, deification,
deify, dignity, distinction, dominance, domination, duty, effect,
eminence, enchantment, endorse, endorsement, entertain respect for,
estimate, estimation, evaluate, exaggerated respect, exalt,
exercise judgment, expect, express an opinion, fame, fancy, favor,
favorable vote, force, form an opinion, glory, good feeling,
great respect, greatness, guess, have a hunch, have an idea,
have an impression, have an inkling, have the idea, hero worship,
hero-worship, high regard, hold, hold as, hold dear,
hold in esteem, hold in reverence, hold with, homage, honor,
idolatry, idolization, idolize, imagine, importance,
incidental power, influence, influentiality, insinuation, judge,
keep in countenance, leadership, leverage, like, liking,
look up to, look upon as, love, love to distraction, magnetism,
maintain, make much of, mastery, memorability, moment, nod,
notability, noteworthiness, opine, personality, persuasion, pine,
potency, power, predominance, preponderance, pressure, prestige,
presume, prize, prominence, purchase, rank, rate, rate highly,
reckon, regard, reign, remarkableness, renown, reputation, repute,
respect, revere, reverence, reverential regard, rule, salience,
sanction, say, seal of approval, set down as, set store by,
stamp of approval, suasion, subtle influence, suggestion, suppose,
supremacy, surmise, suspect, sway, take, take for, take it,
take kindly to, think, think highly of, think much of, think of,
think well of, treasure, trow, uphold, upper hand, valuation,
value, venerate, veneration, view, view as, view with favor, voice,
vote, ween, weight, whip hand, worship, worth, yea, yea vote

esteem at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (a): value, esteem, appreciate, appraise, evaluate, assess.

[N] (Respect): respect, regard, consideration, courtesy, attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, veneration, admiration, approbation, homage, fealty, obeisance, devotion, piety approve of, look up to, defer to, have a high opinion of, hail, salute, pay homage to, pay tribute to, kneel to, bow to.

[ADJ] (Respect): respected, in high esteem, venerable, revered, emeritus.

[N] (Respect): respect, regard, consideration, courtesy, attention, deference, reverence, honor, esteem, veneration, admiration, approbation, homage, fealty, obeisance, devotion, piety approve of, look up to, defer to, have a high opinion of, hail, salute, pay homage to, pay tribute to, kneel to, bow to.

[ADJ] (Respect): respected, in high esteem, venerable, revered, emeritus.

[N] (Approbation): approbation, approval, sanction, advocacy, nod, esteem, estimation, admiration, love, appreciation, regard, popularity.

[V] (Approbation): approve, think well of, think highly of, esteem, value, admire, like, hail, hail.

[ADJ] (Approbation): approved, praised, uncensured, unimpeached, popular, in high esteem, respected, in favor, praiseworthy, commendable, meritorious, estimable.

[N] (Approbation): approbation, approval, sanction, advocacy, nod, esteem, estimation, admiration, love, appreciation, regard, popularity prize, set great store by, appreciate, honor, hold in esteem, look up to, admire, like, hail, hail.

[ADJ] (Approbation): approved, praised, uncensured, unimpeached, popular, in high esteem, respected, in favor, praiseworthy, commendable, meritorious, estimable.

esteem at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
noun [U] (formal) great respect and admiration; a good opinion of sb:
She is held in high esteem by her colleagues. * Over the years, he has earned our affection and esteem. * Please accept this small gift as a token of our esteem.
see also SELF-ESTEEM
verb (formal) (not used in the progressive tenses)
1 [VN] [usually passive] to respect and admire sb/sth very much:
a highly esteemed scientist * Many of these qualities are esteemed by managers. * He was esteemed as a dedicated and imaginative scholar. * This rose is esteemed among connoisseurs for its colour and scent.
2 [VN-N] (old-fashioned, formal) to think of sb/sth in a particular way:
She was esteemed the perfect novelist.

esteem at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
noun [U] (formal) great respect and admiration; a good opinion of sb:
She is held in high esteem by her colleagues. * Over the years, he has earned our affection and esteem. * Please accept this small gift as a token of our esteem.
see also SELF-ESTEEM
verb (formal) (not used in the progressive tenses)
1 [VN] [usually passive] to respect and admire sb/sth very much:
a highly esteemed scientist * Many of these qualities are esteemed by managers. * He was esteemed as a dedicated and imaginative scholar. * This rose is esteemed among connoisseurs for its colour and scent.
2 [VN-N] (old-fashioned, formal) to think of sb/sth in a particular way:
She was esteemed the perfect novelist.

Esteem at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Esteem \Es*teem"\, v. i.
To form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to
consider. [Obs.]

We ourselves esteem not of that obedience, or love, or
gift, which is of force. --Milton.

Esteem \Es*teem"\, n. [Cf. F. estime. See {Esteem}, v. t.]
1. Estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation;
reckoning; price.

Most dear in the esteem And poor in worth! --Shak.

I will deliver you, in ready coin, The full and
dear'st esteem of what you crave. --J. Webster.

2. High estimation or value; great regard; favorable opinion,
founded on supposed worth.

Nor should thy prowess want praise and esteem.
--Shak.

Syn: See {Estimate}, n.

Esteem \Es*teem"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Esteemed}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Esteeming}.] [F. estimer, L. aestimare, aestumare, to
value, estimate; perh. akin to Skr. ish to seek, strive, and
E. ask. Cf. {Aim}, {Estimate}.]
1. To set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to
estimate; to value; to reckon.

Then he forsook God, which made him, and lightly
esteemed the Rock of his salvation. --Deut. xxxii.
15.

Thou shouldst (gentle reader) esteem his censure and
authority to be of the more weighty credence. --Bp.
Gardiner.

Famous men, -- whose scientific attainments were
esteemed hardly less than supernatural. --Hawthorne.

2. To set a high value on; to prize; to regard with
reverence, respect, or friendship.

Will he esteem thy riches? --Job xxxvi.
19.

You talk kindlier: we esteem you for it. --Tennyson.

Syn: To estimate; appreciate; regard; prize; value; respect;
revere. See {Appreciate}, {Estimate}.

esteem at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

esteem
n 1: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or
well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has
earned high regard" [syn: {regard}, {respect}] [ant: {disesteem}]
2: a feeling of delighted approval and liking [syn: {admiration}]
3: an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect
for him" [syn: {respect}, {regard}] [ant: {disrespect}]
v 1: regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We
prize his creativity" [syn: {respect}, {value}, {prize},
{prise}] [ant: {disrespect}, {disrespect}]
2: 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" [syn: {think of}, {repute},
{regard as}, {look upon}, {look on}, {take to be}]

esteem at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* æsteem Inter: qualifier » archaic
  • esteeme Inter: qualifier » obsolete

    Etymology

    First at end of 16th century; from Inter: etyl » frm Inter: term » estimer, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » aestimare||to value, rate, weigh, estimate; see estimate, and aim, an older word, partly a doublet of esteem.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » ɛsˈtiːm
  • Inter: audio » en-us-esteem.ogg|Audio (US)

  • Inter: rhymes » iːm

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » -

  • favourable regard

    Derived terms

    * self-esteem

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » favourable regard
    • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|հարգանք|tr=hargank’
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|уважение|n|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » bg|почит|f|sc=Cyrl
    • Cherokee: Inter: t- » chr|ᎦᎸᏉᏗ|tr=galvquodi|sc=Cher
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|úcta|f
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|achting|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Achtung|f, Inter: t+ » de|Ansehen|n, Inter: t- » de|Wertschätzung|f
    • Hebrew: כבוד /kavod/
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|stima|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Latin: Inter: t- » la|diligere
  • Nahuatl: itta
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|estima
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|stimă|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|уважение|tr=uvazhenie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|onair|f, Inter: t- » gd|urram|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|estima
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|vördnad|c, Inter: t+ » sv|aktning|c

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b
  • To regard someone with respect
    1. : Esteem your elders, boy.
    2. to regard something as valuable; to prize
    3. to look upon something in a particular way
    4. : Mary is an esteemed member of the community
    5. 1843, Category: w - :Thomas_Carlyle|Thomas Carlyle, Translation: :w » Past and Present (book)|Past and Present, book 3, ch. V, The English
    6. : And greatly do I respect the solid character, — a blockhead, thou wilt say; yes, but a well- conditioned blockhead, and the best-conditioned, — who esteems all ‘Customs once solemnly acknowledged’ to be ultimate, divine, and the rule for a man to walk by, nothing doubting, not inquiring farther.
    7. Inter: obsolet » e To judge; to estimate; to appraise
    8. : The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.

      References

      * Inter: R:OED » 2

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » To regard someone with respect

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|уважавам, Inter: t+ » bg|почитам
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|achten, Inter: t+ » nl|waarderen, Inter: t+ » nl|prijzen
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|schätzen, Inter: t+ » de|ansehen, Inter: t+ » de|achten
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|szanować

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|estimar
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|stima, Inter: t+ » ro|aprecia
    • Swedish: Inter: t- » sv|vörda


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
  • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

    Anagrams

    * Mestee

  • Translation: de » esteem
    Translation: et » esteem
    Translation: el » esteem
    Translation: es » esteem
    Translation: fa » esteem
    Translation: fr » esteem
    Translation: ko » esteem
    Translation: io » esteem
    Translation: it » esteem
    Translation: kn » esteem
    Translation: kk » esteem
    Translation: li » esteem
    Translation: hu » esteem
    Translation: mg » esteem
    Translation: ml » esteem
    Translation: my » esteem
    Translation: ja » esteem
    Translation: ps » esteem
    Translation: pl » esteem
    Translation: ro » esteem
    Translation: ru » esteem
    Category: simple:esteem -
    Translation: fi » esteem
    Translation: sv » esteem
    Translation: tl » esteem
    Translation: ta » esteem
    Translation: te » esteem
    Translation: uk » esteem
    Translation: vi » esteem
    Translation: zh » esteem