Est definition

est, ist, əst
Established.
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Eastern Standard Time.
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Used to form the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs.

Greatest; earliest.

suffix
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Estimate.
abbreviation
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Forming the superlative degree of most adjectives and adverbs of one or two syllables.

Greatest, soonest.

affix
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Est is defined as an abbreviation for established.

An example of est is the word that's next to the date a historical building was assumed to have been built.

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Estate.
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(bible) Esther.
abbreviation
9
5
Estonia.
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Used to form the archaic second person singular of English verbs.

Comest.

suffix
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Estate.
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5
Established (when followed by a date, often written before (after) companies' names or brands on their logotypes)

Est. 1892 - Abercrombie & Fitch - New York.

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(obsolete) Grace; favour.
noun
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Abbreviation of established.
adjective
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Esther, the book of Esther.
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Estimate.
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EST is defined as an abbreviation for Eastern Standard Time.

An example of EST is what someone refers to when speaking about time in New York City.

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Estimated.
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Forming the archaic 2d pers. sing. of verbs [goest]: in certain cases, it becomes -st.

Hadst.

affix
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Established.
abbreviation
3
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Eastern Standard Time.
abbreviation
2
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(bible) Esther.
abbreviation
1
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Estonian.
abbreviation
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6

Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of est - Este

Origin of est

  • Middle English from Old English -est, -ast, -ost

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English -est, -ast

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English este, from Old English ēst (“will, consent, favour, grace, liberality, munificence, bounty, kindness, love, good pleasure, harmony, liberal gifts, luxuries”), from Proto-Germanic *anstiz (“favour, affection”), from Proto-Indo-European *ān- (“to notice; face, mouth”). Cognate with Icelandic ást (“affection, love”), Dutch gunst (“favour, grace, courtesy, privilege”), German Gunst (“favour, goodwill, boon”), Danish yndest (“favour”), Swedish ynnest (“favour, indulgence, grace”). More at own.

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