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estate

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4 in 4 verses (in OT : 3 in 3 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

estaten. [OF. estat, F. état, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.].
  •  Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Social standing or rank; quality; dignity.  [1913 Webster]
    "God hath imprinted his authority in several parts, upon several estates of men."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person of high rank.  [1913 Webster]
    "She's a duchess, a great estate."  [1913 Webster]
    "Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A property which a person possesses; a fortune; possessions, esp. property in land; also, property of all kinds which a person leaves to be divided at his death.  [1913 Webster]
    "See what a vast estate he left his son."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs.  [1913 Webster]
    "I call matters of estate not only the parts of sovereignty, but whatsoever . . . concerneth manifestly any great portion of people."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The great classes or orders of a community or state (as the clergy, the nobility, and the commonalty of England) or their representatives who administer the government; as, the estates of the realm (England), which are (1) the lords spiritual, (2) the lords temporal, (3) the commons.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The degree, quality, nature, and extent of one's interest in, or ownership of, lands, tenements, etc.; as, an estate for life, for years, at will, etc.  Abbott.  [1913 Webster]
The fourth estate, a name often given to the public press.
estatev. t. 
  •  To establish.  Beau. & Fl.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Tom settle as a fortune.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To endow with an estate.  [1913 Webster]
    "Then would I . . .
    Estate them with large land and territory.
    "

OXFORD DICTIONARY

estate, n.
1 a property consisting of an extensive area of land usu. with a large house.
2 Brit. a modern residential or industrial area with integrated design or purpose.
3 all of a person's assets and liabilities, esp. at death.
4 a property where rubber, tea, grapes, etc., are cultivated.
5 (in full estate of the realm) an order or class forming (or regarded as) a part of the body politic.
6 archaic or literary a state or position in life (the estate of holy matrimony; poor man's estate).
7 colloq. = estate car.

Idiom
estate agent Brit.
1 a person whose business is the sale or lease of buildings and land on behalf of others.
2 the steward of an estate. estate car Brit. a car with the passenger area extended and combined with space for luggage, usu. with an extra door at the rear. estate duty Brit. hist. death duty levied on property.
Usage
Replaced in 1975 by capital transfer tax and in 1986 by inheritance tax. the Three Estates Lords Spiritual (the heads of the Church), Lords Temporal (the peerage), and the Commons.
Etymology
ME f. OF estat (as STATUS)

THESAURUS

estate

Everyman, John Doe, Public, absolute interest, acres, assets, bearings, belongings, benefit, blood, body politic, bracket, branch, capital, case, caste, category, chattels, circumstance, citizenry, claim, clan, class, common, common man, commonwealth, community, community at large, condition, contingent interest, demesne, development, division, domain, easement, equitable interest, equity, everybody, everyman, everyone, everywoman, farm, farmstead, fix, folk, folks, footing, form, fortune, general public, gentry, grade, grange, group, grouping, hacienda, head, heading, holding, holdings, home place, homecroft, homestead, house and grounds, house and lot, interest, jam, kin, label, land, level, limitation, location, lot, manor, mansion, men, messuage, modality, mode, nation, nationality, order, part, pass, people, people in general, percentage, persons, pickle, pigeonhole, place, plantation, plight, polity, populace, population, position, possessions, posture, predicament, property, public, race, ranch, rancho, rank, rating, repair, resources, right, right of entry, rubric, section, sept, set, settlement, shape, situation, society, spot, stake, standing, state, station, status, steading, strain, stratum, strict settlement, subdivision, subgroup, suborder, title, toft, trust, use, vested interest, villa, wealth, world, you and me

ROGET THESAURUS

estate

State

N state, condition, category, estate, lot, ease, trim, mood, pickle, plight, temper, aspect, dilemma, pass, predicament, constitution, habitude, diathesis, frame, fabric, stamp, set, fit, mold, mould, mode, modality, schesis, form, tone, tenor, turn, trim, guise, fashion, light, complexion, style, character, conditional, modal, formal, structural, organic, conditionally, as the matter stands, as things are, such being the case.

Property

N property, possession, suum cuique, meum et tuum, ownership, proprietorship, lordship, seignority, empire, interest, stake, estate, right, title, claim, demand, holding, tenure, vested interest, contingent interest, beneficial interest, equitable interest, use, trust, benefit, legal estate, equitable estate, seizin, seisin, absolute interest, paramount estate, freehold, fee tail, fee simple, estate in fee, estate in tail, estate tail, estate in tail male, estate in tail female, estate in tail general, limitation, term, lease, settlement, strict settlement, particular estate, estate for life, estate for years, estate pur autre vie, remainder, reversion, expectancy, possibility, dower, dowry, jointure, appanage, inheritance, heritage, patrimony, alimony, legacy, Falcidian law, paternal estate, thirds, assets, belongings, means, resources, circumstances, wealth, money, what one is worth, what one will cut up for, estate and effects, landed property, landed real estate property, realty, land, lands, tenements, hereditaments, corporeal hereditaments, incorporeal hereditaments, acres, ground, acquest, messuage, toft, territory, state, kingdom, principality, realm, empire, protectorate, sphere of influence, manor, honor, domain, demesne, farm, plantation, hacienda, allodium, fief, fieff, feoff, feud, zemindary, dependency, arado, merestead, ranch, free lease-holds, copy lease-holds, folkland, chattels real, fixtures, plant, heirloom, easement, right of common, right of user, personal property, personal estate, personal effects, personalty, chattels, goods, effects, movables, stock, stock in trade, things, traps, rattletraps, paraphernalia, equipage, parcels, appurtenances, impedimenta, luggage, baggage, bag and baggage, pelf, cargo, lading, rent roll, income, maul and wedges, patent, copyright, chose in action, credit, debt, one's own, landed, predial, manorial, allodial, free lease-hold, copy lease-hold, feudal, feodal, to one's credit, to one's account, to the good, to one and his heirs for ever, to one and the heirs of his body, to one and his heirs and assigns, to one and his executors administrators and assign.


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