esteem

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
esteem

Plural
esteems

  1. A good opinion of someone or respect for them.
    He was an author who was held in high esteem.


Verb[change]

Plain form
esteem

Third-person singular
esteems

Past tense
esteemed

Past participle
esteemed

Present participle
esteeming

  1. (formal) to respect somebody.
    Esteemed by all, Sharon was a good leader.