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es·teem

 (ĭ-stēm′)
tr.v. es·teemed, es·teem·ing, es·teems
1. To regard with respect; prize. See Synonyms at appreciate.
2. To regard as; consider: esteemed it an honor to help them.
n.
1. Favorable regard; respect. See Synonyms at regard.
2. Archaic Judgment; opinion.

[Middle English estemen, to appraise, from Old French estimer, from Latin aestimāre.]

esteem

(ɪˈstiːm)
vb (tr)
1. to have great respect or high regard for: to esteem a colleague.
2. formal to judge or consider; deem: to esteem an idea improper.
n
3. high regard or respect; good opinion
4. archaic judgment; opinion
[C15: from Old French estimer, from Latin aestimāre estimate]
esˈteemed adj

es•teem

(ɪˈstim)

v.t.
1. to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration.
2. to consider as of a certain value or a certain type; regard: I would esteem it a great favor.
3. Obs. to appraise.
n.
4. favorable opinion or judgment; respect or regard: to hold a person in esteem.
5. Archaic. opinion or judgment; estimation; valuation.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French estimer < Latin aestimāre; see estimate]
syn: See appreciate.

esteem


Past participle: esteemed
Gerund: esteeming

Imperative
esteem
esteem
Present
I esteem
you esteem
he/she/it esteems
we esteem
you esteem
they esteem
Preterite
I esteemed
you esteemed
he/she/it esteemed
we esteemed
you esteemed
they esteemed
Present Continuous
I am esteeming
you are esteeming
he/she/it is esteeming
we are esteeming
you are esteeming
they are esteeming
Present Perfect
I have esteemed
you have esteemed
he/she/it has esteemed
we have esteemed
you have esteemed
they have esteemed
Past Continuous
I was esteeming
you were esteeming
he/she/it was esteeming
we were esteeming
you were esteeming
they were esteeming
Past Perfect
I had esteemed
you had esteemed
he/she/it had esteemed
we had esteemed
you had esteemed
they had esteemed
Future
I will esteem
you will esteem
he/she/it will esteem
we will esteem
you will esteem
they will esteem
Future Perfect
I will have esteemed
you will have esteemed
he/she/it will have esteemed
we will have esteemed
you will have esteemed
they will have esteemed
Future Continuous
I will be esteeming
you will be esteeming
he/she/it will be esteeming
we will be esteeming
you will be esteeming
they will be esteeming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been esteeming
you have been esteeming
he/she/it has been esteeming
we have been esteeming
you have been esteeming
they have been esteeming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been esteeming
you will have been esteeming
he/she/it will have been esteeming
we will have been esteeming
you will have been esteeming
they will have been esteeming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been esteeming
you had been esteeming
he/she/it had been esteeming
we had been esteeming
you had been esteeming
they had been esteeming
Conditional
I would esteem
you would esteem
he/she/it would esteem
we would esteem
you would esteem
they would esteem
Past Conditional
I would have esteemed
you would have esteemed
he/she/it would have esteemed
we would have esteemed
you would have esteemed
they would have esteemed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.esteem - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)esteem - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
honour, laurels, honor - the state of being honored
stature - high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement; "a man of great stature"
disesteem - the state in which esteem has been lost
2.esteem - a feeling of delighted approval and likingesteem - a feeling of delighted approval and liking
liking - a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin"
Anglophilia - admiration for Britain and British customs
hero worship - admiration for great men (or their memory)
philhellenism - admiration for Greece and the Greeks and Greek customs
philogyny - admiration for women
3.esteem - an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
attitude, mental attitude - a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
estimation, estimate - the respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability"
Verb1.esteem - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
consider, regard, view, reckon, see - deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
think the world of - esteem very highly; "She thinks the world of her adviser"
reverence, venerate, revere, fear - regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"
admire, look up to - feel admiration for
disesteem, disrespect - have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
2.esteem - 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"
think, believe, conceive, consider - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

esteem

noun
1. respect, regard, honour, consideration, admiration, reverence, estimation, veneration He is held in high esteem by his colleagues.
verb
1. respect, admire, think highly of, like, love, value, prize, honour, treasure, cherish, revere, reverence, be fond of, venerate, regard highly, take off your hat to a scholar whom he highly esteemed
2. (Formal) consider, think of, hold, believe in, rate, view, judge, regard, estimate, reckon, calculate, deem Nowadays we esteem these paintings as works of art.

esteem

verb
1. To have a high opinion of:
Idioms: look up to, think highly of.
2. To recognize the worth, quality, importance, or magnitude of:
Idiom: set store by.
3. To look upon in a particular way:
noun
A feeling of deference, approval, and liking:
Translations
إحْتِرام، تَقْديريَحْتَرِم، يُقَدِّر
agtelseestimererespektrespektereværdsætte
achtenAchtungästimieren
virîavirîing
gerbtipagarba
cieņacienīt
hürmet etmekitibarsaygınlıksaymak

esteem

[ɪsˈtiːm]
A. VT (frm)
1. [+ person] → estimar, apreciar
my esteemed colleaguemi estimado colega
2. (= consider) → considerar, estimar
I would esteem it an honourlo consideraría un honor
B. Nestima f, aprecio m
to hold sb in high esteemtener a algn en gran estima
he lowered himself in my esteembajó en mi estima
he went up in my esteemganó valor a mis ojos

esteem

[ɪˈstiːm]
nestime f
to hold sb in high esteem → tenir qn en haute estime
to be held in high esteem → être tenu(e) en haute estime
vt (= admire) [+ person] → estimer
[+ thing] → apprécier

esteem

vt
(= consider)ansehen, betrachten
(= think highly of) personhoch schätzen; qualitiesschätzen; my esteemed colleague (form)mein verehrter Herr Kollege (form), → meine verehrte Frau Kollegin (form)
nWertschätzung f; to hold somebody/something in (high) esteemjdn/etw (hoch) schätzen, von jdm/etw eine hohe Meinung haben; to be held in low/great esteemwenig/sehr geschätzt werden; he went down in my esteemer ist in meiner Achtung gesunken

esteem

[ɪsˈtiːm] (frm)
1. nstima
I hold him in high esteem → gode della mia più alta stima
2. vt (think highly of) → stimare; (consider) → considerare
I would esteem it an honour → sarebbe un onore per me

esteem

(iˈstiːm) verb
to value or respect.
noun
favourable opinion; respect. His foolish behaviour lowered him in my esteem; He was held in great esteem by his colleagues.
References in classic literature ?
She valued his esteem, she coveted his respect, she wanted to be worthy of his friendship, and just when the wish was sincerest, she came near to losing everything.
His manner was as courteous toward her as the most exacting woman could require; but he made no direct appeal to her approval or even esteem.
I agree with you, Alice, in thinking that such a front and eye were formed rather to intimidate than to deceive; but let us not practice a deception upon ourselves, by expecting any other exhibition of what we esteem virtue than according to the fashion of the savage.
I now live in peace and safety, enjoying the sweets of liberty, and the bounties of Providence, with my once fellow-sufferers, in this delightful country, which I have seen purchased with a vast expence of blood and treasure, delighting in the prospect of its being, in a short time, one of the most opulent and powerful states on the continent of North- America; which, with the love and gratitude of my country-men, I esteem a sufficient reward for all my toil and dangers.
MI profess I have never seen the like since my days of vanity, in old King James's time, when I was wont to esteem it a high favour to be admitted to a court mask
Her thus turning her back on me was fortunately not, for my just preoccupations, a snub that could check the growth of our mutual esteem.
I have forgotten to mention that, in many things, Queequeg placed great confidence in the excellence of Yojo's judgment and surprising forecast of things; and cherished Yojo with considerable esteem, as a rather good sort of god, who perhaps meant well enough upon the whole, but in all cases did not succeed in his benevolent designs.
It seemed monstrous to him that policemen and judges should esteem his word as nothing in comparison with the bartender's--poor Jurgis could not know that the owner of the saloon paid five dollars each week to the policeman alone for Sunday privileges and general favors-- nor that the pugilist bartender was one of the most trusted henchmen of the Democratic leader of the district, and had helped only a few months before to hustle out a record-breaking vote as a testimonial to the magistrate, who had been made the target of odious kid-gloved reformers.
We have to be told that the Greeks called the world Beauty, or Order, but we do not see clearly why they did so, and we esteem it at best only a curious philological fact.
Weston was the object of a regard which had its basis in gratitude and esteem.
I have never yet known what it was to separate esteem and love.
He'll love and hate equally under cover, and esteem it a species of impertinence to be loved or hated again.