estate

[es┬Ětate]

The word estate is mostly used to mean a massive and fabulous house on a big piece of land. When you own an estate, it usually means you have a whole lot of money to go along with it.

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Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.

Noun
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

Noun
extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"

Noun
everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities


n.
Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.

n.
Social standing or rank; quality; dignity.

n.
A person of high rank.

n.
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.

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

n.
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.

n.
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.

v. t.
To establish.

v. t.
Tom settle as a fortune.

v. t.
To endow with an estate.


Estate

Es*tate" , n. [OF. estat, F. '82tat, L. status, fr. stare to stand. See Stand, and cf. State.] 1. Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation. "When I came to man's estate." Shak.
Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate.
2. Social standing or rank; quality; dignity.
God hath imprinted his authority in several parts, upon several estates of men.
3. A person of high rank. [Obs.]
She's a duchess, a great estate.
Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee.
4. 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.
See what a vast estate he left his son.
5. The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs. [Obs.]
I call matters of estate not only the parts of sovereignty, but whatsoever . . . concerneth manifestly any great portion of people.
6. pl. 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. 7. (Law) 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. The fourth estate, a name often given to the public press.

Estate

Es*tate", v. t. 1. To establish. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. 2. Tom settle as a fortune. [Archaic] Shak. 3. To endow with an estate. [Archaic]
Then would I . . . Estate them with large land and territory.

Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.

To establish.

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Usage Examples

Goodness is beauty in the best estate.

I write for no other purpose than to add to the beauty that now belongs to me. I write a book for no other reason than to add three or four hundred acres to my magnificent estate.

I don't want to get into the 'who's a hostage-taker' discussion here, but what is the estate tax? It's a double tax on death. Economists will tell you that it's really not a tax that soaks the rich, but it's a tax on capital that deprives business investment and therefore job creation.

I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife.

I would not change my blest estate for all the world calls good or great.

Me and my dad are the biggest promoters of an estate tax in the US. It's not a popular position.

Death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate.

And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty.

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Other Usage Examples

My finances have been decimated by a group of people, such as my ex-attorney, my ex-business manager, and an estate planner, specifically. And they have conspired together to - to co-op my corporations, put in trustees without my knowledge.

It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.

Go miser go, for money sell your soul. Trade wares for wares and trudge from pole to pole, So others may say when you are dead and gone. See what a vast estate he left his son.

For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing - stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses - makes more money for me than making movies.

Nobody wants to read about the honest lawyer down the street who does real estate loans and wills. If you want to sell books, you have to write about the interesting lawyers - the guys who steal all the money and take off. That's the fun stuff.

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.

Robots are interesting because they exist as a real technology that you can really study - you can get a degree in robotics - and they also have all this pop-culture real estate that they take up in people's minds.

Certainly the advent of technology and electronic commerce has had an immense impact on the real estate industry.

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