estate

  • 1 estate — es·tate /i stāt/ n [Anglo French estat, literally, state, condition, from Old French, from Latin status, from stare to stand] 1: the interest of a particular degree, nature, quality, or extent that one has in land or other property compare fee;… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 estate — es‧tate [ɪˈsteɪt] noun [countable] 1. PROPERTY a large piece of land in the country, usually with one large house on it and one owner: • The estate consists of the main villa, several outbuildings and barns, a swimming pool, a farm house and an… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Estate — may refer to: * Estate (law), a term used in common law to signify the total of a person s property, entitlements and obligations *Estate (social), a broad social category in the histories of certain countries * Immovable property, real estate or …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 Estate — Es*tate ([e^]s*t[=a]t ), n. [OF. estat, F. [ e]tat, 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 estate — [ə stāt′, istāt′] n. [ME & OFr estat, STATE] 1. a) state or condition [to restore the theater to its former estate] b) a condition or stage of life [to come to man s estate] c) status or rank 2 …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 estate — 1. The meaning of estate in the term three estates of the realm is a historical one, ‘an order or class forming part of the body politic’. The three estates are the Lords Spiritual (i.e. the heads of the Church), the Lords Temporal (i.e. the… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 estate — early 13c., rank, standing, condition, from Anglo Fr. astat, O.Fr. estat state, position, condition, health, status, legal estate (Mod.Fr. état), from L. status state or condition, from root of stare to stand from PIE root *sta to stand (see STET …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Estate — Es*tate , v. t. 1. To establish. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. Tom settle as a fortune. [Archaic] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To endow with an estate. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Then would I . . . Estate them with large land and territory.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 estate — The intangible entity containing all of the non exempt assets and liabilities of the debtor. (Bernstein s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology) Under the Bankruptcy and insolvency Act, the name given to the file or bankruptcy estate. (Dictionary… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 10 estate — [n1] extensive manor and its property acreage, area, country home, country place, demesne, domain, dominion, farm, finca, freehold, grounds, holdings, lands, parcel, plantation, quinta, ranch, residence, rural seat, territory, villa; concept 516… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 estate — ► NOUN 1) a property consisting of a large house and extensive grounds. 2) Brit. an area of land and modern buildings developed for residential, industrial, or commercial purposes. 3) a property where crops such as coffee or rubber are cultivated …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Estate — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Post Hardcore Metalcore Gründung 1996 Auflösung 2007 …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 estate — (poet. o region. està; pop. istate, state) s.f. [lat. aestas atis, dal tema di aestus us calore ]. [stagione dell anno caratterizzata da temperatura elevata: nel pieno, nel colmo dell e. ] ▶◀ buona stagione, (region.) stagione. ‖ autunno,… …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 14 estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 estate — The degree, quantity, nature, and extent of interest which a person has in real and personal property. An estate in lands, tenements, and hereditaments signifies such interest as the tenant has therein. 2 Bl.Comm. 103. The condition or… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 estate — noun 1 land owned by a person/family/organization ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, huge, large, substantial, vast ▪ sprawling ▪ the family mansion and sprawlin …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 estate — e·stà·te s.f. FO 1a. la stagione più calda dell anno, fra la primavera e l autunno, che nel nostro emisfero è compresa fra il 21 giugno e il 23 settembre e nell emisfero australe fra il 21 dicembre e il 21 marzo: un estate calda, afosa, torrida,… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 18 estate — [[t]ɪste͟ɪt[/t]] ♦♦ estates 1) N COUNT An estate is a large area of land in the country which is owned by a person, family, or organization. ...a shooting party on Lord Wyville s estate in Yorkshire. 2) N COUNT People sometimes use estate to… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 estate — 01. When my grandmother died, she left her entire [estate] to charity. 02. In accordance with your late father s wishes, we have divided his [estate] equally amongst his grandchildren. 03. The multi millionaire left his entire [estate] to a… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 estate — /əˈsteɪt / (say uh stayt), /ɛs / (say es ) noun 1. a piece of landed property, especially one of large extent: to have an estate in the country. 2. Law a. an interest in land, traditionally classified either as freehold or of fixable duration, as …

    Australian English dictionary