- property or possessions.
- the legal position or status of an owner, considered with respect to property owned in land or other things.
- the degree or quantity of interest that a person has in land with respect to the nature of the right, its duration, or its relation to the rights of others.
- interest, ownership, or property in land or other things.
- the property of a deceased person, a bankrupt, etc., viewed as an aggregate.
verb (used with object), es·tat·ed, es·tat·ing.
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This, after all, is where a beachfront estate originally built for the Ford family was recently listed for $145 million.That splashy Chainsmokers concert in the Hamptons raised all of $152,000 for charity|radmarya|August 25, 2020|Fortune
In 2014, James Seifert, the company’s real estate chief, testified to the California Public Utilities Commission that part of the reason the employees were leaving the building was because it needed significant capital improvements.
Vacchi was not directly involved in the real estate debacle.City Official Managing Coronavirus Response Abruptly Left Last Month|Lisa Halverstadt|August 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
City insiders hoped Thompson, who had spent more than two decades in the commercial real estate business, could address some of the department’s long-running challenges.City’s Real Estate Assets Director Resigns Amid Scrutiny Over Ash Street Deal|Lisa Halverstadt and Jesse Marx|August 4, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It’s another recent example of real estate deals by the city gone awry.VOSD Podcast: 101 Ash St. Is a Fiery Mayor’s Race Issue|Nate John|July 31, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Plus, the Spey, one of the most famous salmon rivers in the world, bordered the south side of the estate.
Which is why in 1961, the distillery finally decided to purchase the estate and its adjoining home.
So the trip to The Macallan estate was sort of a pilgrimage.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You can find fourteen of these copper creations, all initially containing 3,900 liters of liquid apiece, on the Macallan estate.
But being hung up on before having chance to tell the unnamed desk sergeant I was with the fourth estate is not the norm.
He believes that when the Bishop sees himself about to lose the estate, he too will show himself ready for a bargain.Selections from the Poems and Plays of Robert Browning|Robert Browning
Mrs. Morris then proceeded to give in fragmentary speeches an outline of the constitution and government of the estate.Desperate Remedies|Thomas Hardy
A man must keep a woman, said the poor fellow to me, but not his estate!Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9)|Samuel Richardson
If the estate fell to an heiress, her hand was at the king's disposal, and was generally sold by him to the highest bidder.History of the English People, Volume I (of 8)|John Richard Green
The delays of diplomacy are like the delays of law—the estate perishes before the process is at an end.
British Dictionary definitions for estate
- property or possessions
- the nature of interest that a person has in land or other property, esp in relation to the right of others
- the total extent of the real and personal property of a deceased person or bankrupt