Associations to the word «Estate»


ESTATE, noun. (now rare) (archaic) State; condition. [from 13thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (archaic) Status, rank. [from 13thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (archaic) The condition of one's fortunes; prosperity, possessions. [from 14thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (obsolete) A "person of estate"; a nobleman or noblewoman. [14th-17thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (historical) 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). [from 14thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (legal) The nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land. [from 15thc.]
ESTATE, noun. An (especially extensive) area of land, under a single ownership. [from 18thc.]
ESTATE, noun. The collective property and liabilities of someone, especially a deceased person. [from 19thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (UK) A housing estate. [from 20thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (UK) (automotive) 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). [from 20thc.]
ESTATE, noun. (obsolete) The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs.
ESTATE AGENT, noun. (British) A person or company who acts in the sale, lease or maintenance of land, property, real estate etc for another.
ESTATE AGENT, noun. (archaic) A land bailiff.
ESTATE CAR, noun. Station wagon
ESTATE CARS, noun. Plural of estate car
ESTATE FOR LIFE, noun. (legal) A life estate.
ESTATE IN LAND, noun. (legal) An ownership interest in a physical area of land with a set geographic location; real estate; real property.
ESTATE SALE, noun. The sale of a person's possessions after their death, normally formalised by the executor of the estate.
ESTATE TAX, noun. A tax based on the value of the property of a deceased person, and charged on the personal representatives of the deceased.
ESTATE TAXES, noun. Plural of estate tax

Dictionary definition

ESTATE, noun. Everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities.
ESTATE, 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".
ESTATE, noun. A major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights.

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