Translation of esteem in Spanish:


estima, n.

Pronunciation /əˈstim/ /ɪˈstiːm/ /ɛˈstiːm/

See Spanish definition of estima


  • 1

    estima feminine
    aprecio masculine
    I hold him in high esteem lo estimo / aprecio mucho
    • to raise oneself in sb's esteem ganarse la estima de algn
    • he's gone down in my esteem since that incident desde que pasó aquello no le tengo la misma estima
    • Matthew is held in great affection and esteem by public servants across Australia as well as in Canberra for his tireless work on their behalf.
    • At a time when Westminster has never been lower in public esteem, parliament needs an honest broker who commands respect from all sides.
    • He had a great personality and was held in high esteem by the public as he daily made sure the roads and footpaths were clean and tidy.
    • If the Government wants to know why it is so far behind in the public's esteem, I can tell its members that it is because people are sick of that approach.
    • It is not surprising that public contempt for parliament increases and that broadcasting House of Commons' debates has resulted in MPs falling even lower in public esteem.
    • It would be hard to argue with her that female-dominated professions - with the possible exception of opera divas - suffer from low public esteem and poor pay.
    • Every time he rose to, or even approached, the heights of success and public esteem, he was suddenly plunged down into the depths of media excoriation.
    • Now, judging by comments I've been hearing for months, its lending department has never stood lower in public esteem.
    • It highlights a problem linked to pay and conditions, hours worked and the general lack of esteem in which the public sector is now held.
    • Politicians, even good ones, are lower in public esteem than any profession other than journalists.
    • Consultants are next only to God in public esteem; their word is holy writ.
    • With two sons now to his credit, the king himself stood perhaps higher in public esteem than a decade earlier.
    • He occupied a position in public esteem in the nineteenth century at least comparable to that of Einstein in the twentieth century.
    • At least in the short term, he says, Washington reporters enjoyed a surge in public esteem as they covered the crisis.
    • Public shame, in other words, is contrasted with and can only be canceled by public esteem, disgrace by honor.
    • He has occasionally been known to give a single bottle to some well-known personage as a fitting mark of his esteem or gratitude for some important service.
    • Words cannot easily express my esteem for him.
    • The large attendances at his funeral reflected the high esteem in which he was held.
    • But the alternative is to watch the political class sink further in public esteem.
    • He is an honourable person respected and held in esteem by his colleagues.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (regard highly)
    (person) tener en gran estima formal
    (person) estimar
    (person) apreciar
    (quality) valorar
    (quality) estimar
    • At that point, some might even label these esteemed legal scholars lunatics.
    • I have heard esteemed constitutional law scholars make this argument as well.
    • Gemstones are minerals esteemed for their qualities of beauty, durability, and rarity.
    • In the introduction, Fergusson begins with a striking anecdote that reveals how highly Brown was esteemed by his fellow poets.
    • News of her passing was met with genuine sorrow in her home district, where she was an esteemed and highly regarded member of the community.
    • John was a highly regarded and esteemed member of the local community and his passing evoked much sadness and sorrow in the district.
    • Besides, he is a highly esteemed reporter who has won many prizes for his books, articles and television documentaries.
    • As part of its reverence for objectivity, journalism esteems balance.
    • It might have been esteemed by those who knew it, but such regard does not signify popularity.
    • He ranks with the great Persian poets, highly esteemed in Iran, a country with a rich and vital cultural history.
    • He elaborates: ‘We are farther than ever from inhabiting a culture that esteems genuine leisure.’
    • And what does it say about a country that esteems its entertainers more than its warriors?
    • Chrissie is a very popular and esteemed member of the local community and her many friends look forward to seeing her back home in the near future.
    • Apart from a brief spell as an official with Chelsea after the last war he has remained with the Highbury club ever since and is one of its most esteemed officials.
    • Smith was so esteemed by his neighbors that he was elected to Congress in 1852 as an independent.
    • He rejected privilege and chose to bear the hardships of his men, and was in turn esteemed by them.
    • Now, one esteemed social critic, Jon Stewart, had something to say on the subject.
    • Leo was in his mid-50s and was a popular and esteemed member of the community.
    • Some immigrants, like Henry Kissinger, are among the most productive and esteemed members of American society.
    • The black smoked apricots of Hupei were famous, and apricots in general were greatly esteemed as a food, being considered good for the heart.
  • 2

    estimar formal
    • We esteem it a privilege to have had her with us here.
    • I would esteem it a favour if you would accept these two photos.
    • Most of the greatest minds in history belonged to those who were esteemed to be mentally unstable.