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Overview of noun esteem

The noun esteem has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) esteem, regard, respect

(the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard")

2. admiration, esteem

(a feeling of delighted approval and liking)

3. respect, esteem, regard

(an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him")


Overview of verb esteem

The verb esteem has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) respect, esteem, value, prize, prise

(regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity")

2. think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be

(look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent")

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