esteem

noun
ADJECTIVE
great, high
low
personal

I needed to do it for my own personal esteem.

mutual

We parted with expressions of mutual esteem.

critical, popular, public, social

Her work has been steadily gaining critical esteem in recent years.

VERB + ESTEEM
earn

She had earned the esteem of everyone in the town.

enjoy, have

the high public esteem now enjoyed by the armed forces

lose

He had lost all of his personal esteem.

accord sb

the level of social esteem accorded to doctors

boost, build, build up, raise

Recent reviews of her work have raised her esteem.

PREPOSITION
in … esteem

the status of teachers in the public esteem

esteem for

the public's esteem for the president

I have great esteem for you.

esteem of

The school's aim is to build the self-esteem of the children.

PHRASES
hold sb/sth in great, high, low, etc. esteem

He is held in the highest esteem by all who know him.

a mark of esteem, a token of esteem

We would like to offer you this gift as a mark of our esteem.


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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 — index appreciate (value), character (reputation), consideration (sympathetic regard), credit (recognition), deem …   Law dictionary

  • 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

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