1. the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
- it is held in esteem
2. a feeling of delighted approval and liking
Similar word(s): admiration
3. an attitude of admiration or esteem
1. regard highly; think much of
2. look on as or consider
Similar word(s): repute
Sentences with esteem as a verb:
- Mary is an esteemed member of the community.
- The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.