Character 6
Hyphenation es tate
Pronunciations /ɪsˈteɪt/

Definitions and meanings of "Estate"

What do we mean by estate?

A landed property, usually of considerable size. noun

One's property, both real and personal, vested and contingent, especially as disposed of in a will. noun

The nature and extent of an owner's rights with respect to land or other property. noun

A housing development. noun

The situation or circumstances of one's life. noun

Social position or rank, especially of high order. noun

A major social class, such as the clergy, the nobility, or the commons, formerly possessing distinct political rights. noun

To establish in possession; settle.

To settle as a possession; bestow; deed.

To settle an estate upon; endow with an estate or other property.

A fixed or established condition; a special form of existence; state. noun

Condition or circumstances of a person or thing; situation; especially, the state of a person as regards external circumstances. noun

Rank; quality; status. noun

Style of living: usually with a distinctive opithet, high, great, etc., implying pomp or dignity. noun

In law: The legal position or status of an owner, considered with respect to his property; ownership, tenancy, or tenure; property in land or other things. noun

More technically, and with relation only to land, the degree or quantity of interest, considered in respect to the nature of the right, its period of duration, or its relation to the rights of others, which a person has in land. noun

Property in general; possessions; particularly, the property left at a man's death: as, at his death his estate was of the value of half a million; the trustees proceeded to realize the estate. noun

A piece of landed property; a definite portion of land in the ownership of some one: as, there is more wood on his estate than on mine. noun

The body politic; state; commonwealth; public; public interest. noun

The collective property and liabilities of someone, especially a deceased person.

State; condition.

Status, rank.

The condition of one's fortunes; prosperity, possessions.

A "person of estate"; a nobleman or noblewoman.

A major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country and formerly possessing distinct political rights (Estates of the realm).

The nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land.

An (especially extensive) area of land, under a single ownership.

The landed property owned or controlled by a government or a department of government.

(sometimes derogatory) A housing estate.

A station wagon; a car with a tailgate (or liftgate) and storage space to the rear of the seating which is coterminous with the passenger compartment (and often extensible into that compartment via folding or removable seating).

The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Estate

The word "estate" in example sentences

Real estate, the title to which is conveyed by deed, as distinguished from other estates in land, is called an _estate of inheritance_. ❋ Andrew W. Young (N/A)

Every assessment made under Asgeesment to this aqt shall constitute a lien upon the estate on which upon estate*. ❋ Unknown (1663)

_estate for life_ is an estate conveyed to a person for the term of his natural life. ❋ Andrew W. Young (N/A)

During the revolution, when the peasants of all the adjoining estates violently dispossessed their landlords of their property; when every adjoining chateau exhibited a scene of desolation and ruin; the peasants of this estate were remarkable for their moderate and steady conduct; so far from themselves pillaging their seigneur, they formed a league for his defence "-- Ils l'ont soutenùs," as they themselves expressed it -- _and he continued throughout, and is now in the quiet possession of his great estate_. ❋ Archibald Alison (1829)

He that, being high in estate is proud in heart, whose spirit is elevated with his condition, so that he becomes insolent in his conduct towards God and man, let him know that though he admires himself, and others caress him, yet he is an abomination to the Lord. ❋ Unknown (1721)

I think real estate is as close to major-league leverage as the average investor can come. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Bloomberg reports that “the collapse in commercial real estate is preventing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke from declaring the economy and financial markets are healed.” ❋ Unknown (2009)

These are matters that could take years and years to settle and could touch off a feeding frenzy, says Stephen J. Silverberg, a New York attorney who specializes in estate planning and has represented other celebrities. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The taxes on my earned and (so called) unearned income will continue to rise, until my estate is gone, and my kids will qualify for the government programs. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The estate is being shown only to pre-qualified buyers with proven assets. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The massive inflows of international capital, which Ben Bernanke has called the “global savings glut,” poured into our loan markets, driving interest rates lower — and, since most real estate is purchased with borrowed funds, pushing up the price of property in both the commercial and residential sectors. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Here in Texas, real estate is doing quite well (my home value is up 30% in 5 years). ❋ Unknown (2010)

But it isn't clear whether the Wasserstein estate or the listing broker, Mary Rutherfurd of Brown Harris Stevens, suggested the novel approach. ❋ Josh Barbanel (2010)

Jackson's estate is also subject to federal inheritance taxes of up to 45%, depending on what was placed in tax-limiting personal or family trusts. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Commercial real estate is dominated by financial professionals, not hustlers looking for a quick flip. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The estate is famous (or according to the Times, infamous) for being the backdrop for Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film "A Clockwork Orange" -- you remember the scene where Alex and his droogs beat up the tramp? ❋ Maxine (2009)

West, who works in public relations as well as real estate, is a friend and former co-worker, and he encouraged her to submit a video audition for the show. ❋ Elizabeth Razzi (2010)

[MJ's] estate is working on [releasing the new game]. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Credit fueled consumption, including residential real estate, is the only strategy the system has. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Michael Jackson's father banned from meddling in estate ... ❋ Jen Chaney (2010)

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