estate

(redirected from Estates)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to Estates: Estates General

es·tate

 (ĭ-stāt′)
n.
1. A landed property, usually of considerable size.
2. Law
a. One's property, both real and personal, vested and contingent, especially as disposed of in a will.
b. The nature and extent of an owner's rights with respect to land or other property.
3. Chiefly British A housing development.
4. The situation or circumstances of one's life: A child's estate gives way to the adult's estate.
5. Social position or rank, especially of high order.
6. A major social class, such as the clergy, the nobility, or the commons, formerly possessing distinct political rights.

[Middle English estat, condition, from Old French; see state.]

estate

(ɪˈsteɪt)
n
1. a large piece of landed property, esp in the country
2. chiefly Brit a large area of property development, esp of new houses or (trading estate) of factories
3. (Law) property law
a. property or possessions
b. the nature of interest that a person has in land or other property, esp in relation to the right of others
c. the total extent of the real and personal property of a deceased person or bankrupt
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Also called: estate of the realm an order or class of persons in a political community, regarded collectively as a part of the body politic: usually regarded as being the lords temporal (peers), lords spiritual, and commons. See also States General, fourth estate
5. state, period, or position in life, esp with regard to wealth or social standing: youth's estate; a poor man's estate.
[C13: from Old French estat, from Latin status condition, state]

es•tate

(ɪˈsteɪt)

n.
1. a piece of landed property, esp. one of large extent with an elaborate house on it.
2. Law.
a. property or possessions.
b. the amount, degree, or nature of a person's interest in land or other property.
c. the property of a deceased person, a bankrupt, etc., viewed as an aggregate.
3. Brit. a housing development.
4. a period or condition of life.
5. condition or circumstances with reference to worldly prosperity, estimation, etc.; social status or rank.
6. a major political or social group or class, esp. one once having specific political powers, as the clergy, nobles, and commons in France or the Lords Spiritual, Lords Temporal, and commons in England.
7. Obs. high social status or rank.
[1175–1225; Middle English estat < Old French < Latin status; status]
syn: See property.

estate

A form of social stratification which is recognized by the legal system. Commonly, estates were formed around the following groups: the nobility, the clergy, the peasants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.estate - everything you ownestate - everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
gross estate - the total valuation of the estate's assets at the time of the person's death
net estate - the estate remaining after debts and funeral expenses and administrative expenses have been deducted from the gross estate; the estate then left to be distributed (and subject to federal and state inheritance taxes)
estate for life, life estate - (law) an estate whose duration is limited to the life of the person holding it
jointure, legal jointure - (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
2.estate - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own useestate - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
freehold - an estate held in fee simple or for life
immovable, real estate, real property, realty - property consisting of houses and land
glebe - plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office
leasehold - land or property held under a lease
smallholding - a piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation
homestead - land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law
feoff, fief - a piece of land held under the feudal system
barony - the estate of a baron
countryseat - an estate in the country
Crown land - land that belongs to the Crown
manor - the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)
seigneury, seigniory, signory - the estate of a seigneur
hacienda - a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries
plantation - an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)
entail - land received by fee tail
3.estate - a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
social class, socio-economic class, stratum, class - people having the same social, economic, or educational status; "the working class"; "an emerging professional class"
first estate, Lords Spiritual - the clergy in France and the heads of the church in Britain
Lords Temporal, second estate - the nobility in France and the peerage in Britain
third estate, Commons - the common people
fourth estate - the press, including journalists, newspaper writers, photographers
body politic, country, nation, res publica, commonwealth, state, land - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe

estate

noun
1. lands, property, area, grounds, domain, manor, holdings, demesne a shooting party on his estate in Yorkshire
2. area, centre, park, development, site, zone, plot an industrial estate
3. (Law) property, capital, assets, fortune, goods, effects, wealth, possessions, belongings His estate was valued at £100,000.

estate

noun
1. Usually extensive real estate:
acre (often used in plural), land, property.
2. Something, as land and assets, legally possessed:
holding (often used in plural), possession (used in plural), property.
Translations
أمْلاك، عَقاراتعِزْبَةعَقار، قِطْعَة أرْضقِطْعَة أرْض للعَمار
statek
ejendomformuegodsindustriområdelandsted
farmarifarmariautofincakartanokuolinpesä
imanje
ipartelep
byggingarsvæîieignir; eftirlátnar eigurlandareign
地所
부동산
nekilnojamojo turto prekybos agentasžemės valda
apbūvēta teritorijadzīvojamais masīvsestateindustrial estateīpašums
zástavba
posestvostanovanjsko naselje
gods
ทรัพย์สินที่ดิน
arazimalikanemülkpara ve mal varlığısite kompleksi
bất động sản

estate

[ɪsˈteɪt]
A. N
1. (= land) → finca f, hacienda f; (= country estate) → finca f, hacienda f (LAm), estancia f (S. Cone); (= housing estate) → urbanización f; (= industrial estate) → polígono m industrial
2. (= property) → propiedad f; (= assets) → patrimonio m; [of deceased] → herencia f
she left a large estatedejó una gran herencia
personal estatepatrimonio m personal
see also real D
3. (Pol) → estado m
see also fourth C
see also third D
4. (Brit) = estate car
B. CPD estate agency N (esp Brit) → agencia f inmobiliaria
estate agent N (esp Brit) → agente mf inmobiliario/a
estate car N (Brit) → ranchera f, coche m familiar, rural f (S. Cone), camioneta f (LAm)
estate duty N (Brit) → impuesto m de sucesiones

estate

[ɪˈsteɪt] n
(= land) → domaine m, propriété f
(= property of deceased person) → succession f
(British) (also housing estate) (= council-owned flats) → cité f (HLM) (= privately-owned houses) → lotissement m
I live on an estate → J'habite dans un lotissement.estate agency n (British)agence f immobilièreestate agent n (British)agent mf immobilierestate car n (British)break m

estate

n
(= land)Gut nt; country estateLandgut nt; family estateFamilienbesitz m
(Jur: = possessions) → Besitz m, → Besitztümer pl, → Eigentum nt; (of deceased)Nachlass m, → Erbmasse f; to leave one’s estate to somebodyjdm seinen ganzen Besitz vermachen or hinterlassen; personal estatepersönliches Eigentum ? real ADJ c
(esp Brit: = housing estate) → Siedlung f; (= trading estate)Industriegelände nt
(= order, rank)Stand m; the three estatesdie drei Stände; person of high estate (old)Standesperson f (old); the holy estate of matrimony (Brit Rel) → der heilige Stand der Ehe
(Brit) = estate car

estate

:
estate agent
n (Brit) → Grundstücks- or Immobilienmakler(in) m(f)
estate-bottled
adj winevom Erzeuger abgefüllt; “estate bottled”Erzeugerabfüllung f
estate car
n (Brit) → Kombi(wagen) m
estate duty

estate

[ɪsˈteɪt] n
a. (land) → proprietà f inv, tenuta (Brit) (also housing estate) → complesso edilizio
country estate → tenuta in campagna
b. (Law) (on death) → patrimonio, beni mpl

estate

(iˈsteit) noun
1. a large piece of land owned by one person or a group of people etc. They have an estate in Ireland.
2. a piece of land developed for building etc. a housing/industrial estate.
3. a person's total possessions (property, money etc). His estate was divided among his sons.
estate agent
a person whose job is to sell houses and land.
eˈstate-car noun
(American station wagon) a car with a large area behind the seats for luggage etc, and a rear door.

estate

عِزْبَة statek ejendom Landsitz κτήμα estado, finca kartano propriété imanje proprietà 地所 부동산 landgoed eiendom posiadłość estado, propriedade поместье gods ทรัพย์สินที่ดิน malikane bất động sản 庄园

estate

n. estado, condición de una persona, animal o cosa.
References in classic literature ?
D'Artagnan, sick of the closeness of Paris, thought that when a man had three names of his different estates joined one to another, he ought to be very happy in such a paradise; then he shook his head, saying, "If I were Porthos and D'Artagnan came to make me such a proposition as I am going to make to him, I know what I should say to it.
There is no knowing how estates will go when once they come to be entailed.
While, however, he discharged his functions with credit and fidelity, Marmaduke never seemed to lose sight of his own interests; for, when the estates of the adherents of the crown fell under the hammer, by the acts of confiscation, he appeared in New York, and became the purchaser of extensive possessions at comparatively low prices.
It is certain, so many overthrown estates, so many votes for troubles.
Pierre proposed going to his estates in the south and there attending to the welfare of his serfs.
Their estate was large, and their residence was at Norland Park, in the centre of their property, where, for many generations, they had lived in so respectable a manner as to engage the general good opinion of their surrounding acquaintance.
I have given a judgment for the residuary legatee under the will," said the Court, "put the costs upon the contestants, decided all questions relating to fees and other charges; and, in short, the estate in litigation has been settled, with all controversies, disputes, misunderstandings, and differences of opinion thereunto appertaining.
The great house and estate in our part of the world is Castra Regis, the family seat of the Caswall family.
But it is not in human nature--only in human pretence--for a young man like Arthur, with a fine constitution and fine spirits, thinking well of himself, believing that others think well of him, and having a very ardent intention to give them more and more reason for that good opinion--it is not possible for such a young man, just coming into a splendid estate through the death of a very old man whom he was not fond of, to feel anything very different from exultant joy.
However, in all appearance this brother was a match worth my listening to, and the least his estate was valued at was #1000 a year, but the sister said it was worth #1500 a year, and lay most of it in Ireland.
My object in taking this step is to cause a search to be instituted for the Trust -- in the very probable event of the executors not having met with it yet -before the usual measures are adopted for the administration of the admiral's estate.
But, though title and fortune communicate a splendor all around them, and the footmen of men of quality and of estate think themselves entitled to a part of that respect which is paid to the quality and estate of their masters, it is clearly otherwise with regard to virtue and understanding.