- 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.
Origin of estate
Examples from the Web for estated
I don't exactly see to what extent we should have been liable—whether only the estated property, or also all funded moneys.The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly|Charles James Lever
This system was, however, especially disadvantageous to one class of estated proprietors, the Municipalities.Ancient Law|Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
Every class, from the estated proprietor to the humblest peasant, is loud in asserting that the story is an infamous falsehood.Lord Kilgobbin|Charles Lever
Likening theyselves to the quality, as though they was estated folk, or the like o' that!Barchester Towers|Anthony Trollope
Had Thady Macdermot had ready money, it might have been well built; but though an estated gentleman, he had none.The Macdermots of Ballycloran|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for estated
- 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