verb (used with object)
Origin of esteem
SYNONYMS FOR esteem
Related formspre·es·teem, verb (used with object)un·es·teemed, adjectivewell-es·teemed, adjective
Examples from the Web for esteem
But before the former First Lady left the Obama Administration, the Tanzanian Ambassador wanted to give her a token of esteem.Meditation Rugs, Swords, and Horse Head Fiddles: The Strangest Gifts Given to Government Bigwigs|Ben Jacobs|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even I, despite my near-death experience, esteem nurse practitioners highly.
As Reihan notes, Americans seem to esteem marriage as much as ever.The Collapse of Economic Possibilities for Working-Class Men is Harming Marriage|David Frum|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is that esteem of his tactical genius—perhaps alone—that has fed steady suspense into the campaign for his reelection.Against All Odds, Can Sarkozy Pull Out an Election Win vs. Hollande?|Tracy McNicoll|May 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Losing our esteem can make us want to comfort-eat, and losing income drives poor food choices.
This was not in the strain of hireling praise; but the genuine tribute of esteem and admiration.The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves|Tobias Smollett
We have had abundant reason to regard them with esteem and love.Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877|James Kennedy
We do not esteem at will, and because it is our interest to esteem.Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good|Victor Cousin
On the passage of the Act of Parliament prohibiting this trade to British subjects rests, what you esteem, the glory of your life.
As a marriage dowry he would present us with several barrels of specie, thus showing in what esteem he held me.Revolutionary Reader|Sophie Lee Foster