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estimable Explained

estimable at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


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

adj formal deserving respect and admiration// inestimable//

estimable at Spanish => English Of Explained:


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

188 Moby Thesaurus words for "estimable":
Christian, admirable, admired, advantageous, appraisable,
appreciable, assessable, august, auspicious, authoritative,
awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, beneficial, benevolent,
beyond all praise, blameless, bon, bonny, braw, bueno, calculable,
capital, celebrated, charismatic, charming, clean, cogent,
commendable, computable, consequential, conspicuous, countable,
creditable, decent, deserving, determinable, distinguished,
dreadful, effective, effectual, efficacious, elegant, eminent,
enchanting, erect, esteemed, ethical, excellent, exceptional,
exemplary, expedient, extraordinary, fair, famous, fathomable,
favorable, fine, full of integrity, gaugeable, good, goodly, grand,
healthy, held in esteem, helpful, high-minded, high-principled,
highly esteemed, highly regarded, highly reputed,
highly respectable, honest, honorable, honored, immaculate,
important, in favor, in good odor, in high favor, influential,
inviolate, irreproachable, just, kind, laudable, law-abiding,
law-loving, law-revering, magnetic, manly, marked, measurable,
memorable, mensurable, meritorious, meterable, model, momentous,
moral, nice, noble, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, numberable,
numerable, of mark, outstanding, perceptible, personable,
persuasive, pleasant, potent, powerful, praiseworthy, prestigious,
principled, profitable, prominent, pure, quantifiable, quantizable,
rare, reckonable, regal, remarkable, rememberable, reputable,
reputed, respectable, respected, revered, reverend, right,
right-minded, righteous, royal, salient, signal, skillful, sound,
special, splendid, spotless, stainless, sterling, striking, strong,
suasive, substantial, telling, time-honored, true-dealing,
true-devoted, true-disposing, true-souled, true-spirited,
truehearted, unblemished, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undefiled,
unexceptionable, unforgettable, unimpeachable, unspotted,
unstained, unsullied, untarnished, upright, uprighteous,
upstanding, useful, valid, valuable, valued, venerable, venerated,
very good, virtuous, weighty, well-deserving, well-thought-of,
winning, worshipful, worthy, yeomanly

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

[ADJ] (a): valuable, estimable, worthwhile, worthy, full of worth, precious.

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

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

(old-fashioned or formal) deserving respect and admiration:
I would never doubt the worthy intentions of that estimable gentleman.

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

(old-fashioned or formal) deserving respect and admiration:
I would never doubt the worthy intentions of that estimable gentleman.

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

Estimable \Es"ti*ma*ble\, a. [F. estimable, or L. aestimabilis.
See {Esteem}.]
1. Capable of being estimated or valued; as, estimable
damage. --Paley. .

2. Valuable; worth a great price. [R.]

A pound of man's flesh, taken from a man, Is not so
estimable, profitable neither, As flesh of muttons,
beefs, or goats. --Shak.

3. Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or

A lady said of her two companions, that one was more
amiable, the other more estimable. --Sir W.

Estimable \Es"ti*ma*ble\, n.
A thing worthy of regard. [R.]

One of the peculiar estimables of her country. --Sir T.

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

adj 1: deserving of respect or high regard [ant: {contemptible}]
2: deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies
give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name" [syn: {good},
{honorable}, {respectable}]
3: may be computed or estimated; "a calculable risk";
"computable odds"; "estimable assets" [syn: {computable}]

estimable at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Worthy of esteem; admirable.
  • 1868, Category: w - :Louisa_May_Alcott|Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, ch. 22,
  • : Mr. March told . . . how devoted Brooke had been, and how he was altogether a most estimable and upright young man.
  • Inter: archai » c Valuable.
  • 1596, Category: w - :William_Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, act 1, sc. 3,
  • : A pound of man's flesh taken from a man
  • : Is not so estimable, profitable neither,
  • : As flesh of muttons, beefs, or goats.
  • Capable of being estimated.
  • 1928, Louis Kahlenberg and Norbert Barwasser, "On the time of Absorption and Excretion of Boric Acid in Man," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 79, iss. 2, p. 406,
  • : After this time boric acid is always present in estimable amounts.


    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
  • Inter: » m
  • "estimable" in Encarta® World English Dictionary American Edition © & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation.
  • "estimable" in the Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus © Wordsmyth 2002.
  • "estimable" in Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary'' © Cambridge University Press 2007.
  • "estimable" in Compact Oxford English Dictionary, © Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.

  • French


    From Inter: suffix » estimer|able|lang=fr


    Inter: fr-adj-m » f
  • estimable, creditable
    1. esteemed

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    Translation: zh » estimable