esteem
index appreciate (value), character (reputation), consideration (sympathetic regard), credit (recognition), deem, defer (yield in judgment), deference, eminence, homage, honor (outward respect), honor, indorsement, interest (concern), mention (tribute), opine, prestige, rate, recommend, recommendation, regard (hold in esteem), reputation, respect, status, surmise, value, worth

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  • Esteem — Es*teem , n. [Cf. F. estime. See {Esteem}, v. t.] 1. Estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation; reckoning; price. [1913 Webster] Most dear in the esteem And poor in worth! Shak. [1913 Webster] I will deliver you, in ready coin, The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • esteem — Ⅰ. esteem UK US /ɪˈstiːm/ noun [U] ► respect for or a good opinion of someone: »She has long been held in high esteem by the bankers who know her. Ⅱ. esteem UK US /ɪˈstiːm/ verb [T] ► to respect someone or have a good opinion of them: »Her work… …   Financial and business terms

  • esteem — [ə stēm′, istēm′] vt. [ME estemen < OFr estimer < L aestimare, to value, appraise, estimate; prob. < * ais temos, one who cuts copper, mints money < IE * ayos (L aes), brass, copper (see ORE) + * tem , to cut: see TOMY] 1. to have… …   English World dictionary

  • Esteem — Es*teem , v. i. To form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] We ourselves esteem not of that obedience, or love, or gift, which is of force. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • esteem — n respect, admiration, *regard Analogous words: *honor, homage, reverence, deference, obeisance: veneration, reverence, worship, adoration (see under REVERE) Antonyms: abomination: contempt Contrasted words: despite, scorn, disdain (see under… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • esteem — [v1] think highly of admire, appreciate, apprise, be fond of, cherish, consider, hold dear, honor, idolize, like, look up to*, love, prize, regard, regard highly, respect, revere, reverence, think the world of*, treasure, value, venerate,… …   New thesaurus

  • esteem — (v.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. estimer (14c.), from L. aestimare to value, appraise, perhaps ultimately 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 1530s. Related:… …   Etymology dictionary

  • esteem — ► NOUN ▪ respect and admiration. ► VERB 1) respect and admire. 2) formal consider; deem. ORIGIN Latin aestimare to estimate …   English terms dictionary

  • esteem — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, high ▪ low ▪ personal ▪ I needed to do it for my own personal esteem. ▪ mutual …   Collocations dictionary

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