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Wordnet 3.0


1. having an illustrious reputation; respected;
- Example: "our esteemed leader"
- Example: "a prestigious author"
[syn: esteemed, honored, prestigious]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 worth of; to estimate; to value; to reckon. [1913 Webster] Then he forsook God, which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation. --Deut. xxxii. 15. [1913 Webster] Thou shouldst (gentle reader) esteem his censure and authority to be of the more weighty credence. --Bp. Gardiner. [1913 Webster] Famous men, -- whose scientific attainments were esteemed hardly less than supernatural. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] 2. To set a high value on; to prize; to regard with reverence, respect, or friendship. [1913 Webster] Will he esteem thy riches? --Job xxxvi. 19. [1913 Webster] You talk kindlier: we esteem you for it. --Tennyson. Syn: To estimate; appreciate; regard; prize; value; respect; revere. See Appreciate, Estimate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

esteemed adj 1: having an illustrious reputation; respected; "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author" [syn: esteemed, honored, prestigious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

73 Moby Thesaurus words for "esteemed": admired, adored, appreciated, beloved, celebrated, cherished, conspicuous, creditable, darling, dear, dearly beloved, distinguished, eminent, estimable, exceptional, extraordinary, favorite, held dear, held in esteem, held in respect, highly considered, highly esteemed, highly regarded, highly reputed, highly respectable, honorable, honored, in favor, in good odor, in high esteem, in high favor, loved, marked, memorable, meritorious, much-admired, noble, notable, noteworthy, of mark, outstanding, pet, popular, precious, prestigious, prized, prominent, rare, remarkable, rememberable, reputable, respectable, respected, revered, reverenced, reverend, salient, signal, special, striking, telling, treasured, unforgettable, valued, venerable, venerated, well-beloved, well-considered, well-liked, well-thought-of, worshiped, worshipful, worthy