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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
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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 ?
There are thousands who are in opinion opposed to slavery and to the war, who yet in effect do nothing to put an end to them; who, esteeming themselves children of Washington and Franklin, sit down with their hands in their pockets, and say that they know not what to do, and do nothing; who even postpone the question of freedom to the question of free trade, and quietly read the prices-current along with the latest advices from Mexico, after dinner, and, it may be, fall asleep over them both.
Even before Miss Taylor had ceased to hold the nominal office of governess, the mildness of her temper had hardly allowed her to impose any restraint; and the shadow of authority being now long passed away, they had been living together as friend and friend very mutually attached, and Emma doing just what she liked; highly esteeming Miss Taylor's judgment, but directed chiefly by her own.
The physician bowed and took his leave, esteeming himself somewhat fortunate in escaping without being reproached for his humanity in having allowed Henrietta to die unawares.