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It Has 6 letters ( e s t e e m )         3 vowels ( e e e )         3 consonants ( s t m )         Word on the contrary meetse

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* æsteem (archaic) * esteeme (obsolete)

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

First at end of 16th century; from Middle French _estimer_, from Latin _aestimare_ (“to value, rate, weigh, estimate”); see estimate, and aim, an older word, partly a doublet of _esteem_.

First at end of 16th century; from Middle French estimer, from Latin aestimare (to value, rate, weigh, estimate); see estimate, and aim, an older word, partly a doublet of esteem.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): [ɛsˈtiːm] * Rhymes: -iːm

  • IPA(key): [ɛsˈtiːm]
  • Rhymes: -iːm

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

ESTEEM (_uncountable_) * favourable regard DERIVED TERMS * self-esteem TRANSLATIONS

esteem (uncountable)

  1. favourable regard

Derived terms

  • self-esteem

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - VERB
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ESTEEM (_third-person singular simple present_ ESTEEMS, _present participle_ ESTEEMING, _simple past and past participle_ ESTEEMED) * To set a high value on; to regard with respect or reverence. * Bible, Job xxxvi. 19 Will he ESTEEM thy riches? * Tennyson You talk kindlier: we ESTEEM you for it. * To regard something as valuable; to prize. * To look upon something in a particular way. _Mary is an ESTEEMED member of the community._ * Bible, Deuteronomy xxxii. 15 Then he forsook God, which made him, and lightly ESTEEMED the Rock of his salvation. * Bishop Gardiner Thou shouldst (gentle reader) ESTEEM his censure and authority to be of the more weighty credence. * Hawthorne Famous men, whose scientific attainments were ESTEEMED hardly less than supernatural. * 1843, Thomas Carlyle, _Past and Present_, book 3, ch. V, _The English_ And greatly do I respect the solid character, — a blockhead, thou wilt say; yes, but a well- conditioned blockhead, and the best-conditioned, — who ESTEEMS all ‘Customs once solemnly acknowledged’ to be ultimate, divine, and the rule for a man to walk by, nothing doubting, not inquiring farther. * (obsolete) To judge; to estimate; to appraise _The Earth, which I ESTEEM unable to reflect the rays of the Sun._ REFERENCES * _Oxford English Dictionary_, Second Edition, 1989 TRANSLATIONS

esteem (third-person singular simple present esteems, present participle esteeming, simple past and past participle esteemed)

  1. To set a high value on; to regard with respect or reverence.
  2. To regard something as valuable; to prize.
  3. To look upon something in a particular way.
    Mary is an esteemed member of the community.
  4. (obsolete) To judge; to estimate; to appraise
    The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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* esteem in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * esteem in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* Mestee


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