Esteem definitions

ĭ-stēm'
Favorable regard; respect.
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Judgment; opinion.
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Favorable opinion; high regard; respect.

To be held in high esteem.

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To regard with respect; prize.
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An opinion; estimation.
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To regard as; consider.

Esteemed it an honor to help them.

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To have great regard for; value highly; respect.
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To hold to be; consider; regard.

We esteem it an honor to be invited.

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Esteem is defined as the perceived worth that someone or something is afforded.

An example of esteem is the worth of a president who everyone likes.

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To esteem is defined as to respect, have regard for or admire something.

An example of esteem is to think very highly of a smart person.

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To set a high value on; to regard with respect or reverence.
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To regard something as valuable; to prize.
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To look upon something in a particular way.

Mary is an esteemed member of the community.

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Origin 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.