hold someone in high esteem

hold someone in high esteem
hold someone in high esteem/regard/ phrase
to admire or respect someone very much
Thesaurus: to respect someone or something, and to show respectsynonym
Main entry: hold

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  • hold someone in high regard — hold someone in high esteem/regard/ phrase to admire or respect someone very much Thesaurus: to respect someone or something, and to show respectsynonym Main entry: hold …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold — hold1 [ hould ] (past tense and past participle held [ held ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 carry ▸ 2 stop someone/something from moving ▸ 3 put arms around someone ▸ 4 (be able to) contain ▸ 5 have ▸ 6 continue in same state ▸ 7 keep/stop something ▸ 8 not… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hold — I UK [həʊld] / US [hoʊld] verb Word forms hold : present tense I/you/we/they hold he/she/it holds present participle holding past tense held UK [held] / US past participle held *** 1) [transitive] to carry something using your hands or arms Can… …   English dictionary

  • esteem — es|teem1 [ ı stim ] noun uncount FORMAL a feeling of admiration and respect for someone: REGARD: Teachers feel that they have fallen in public esteem in recent years. hold someone in high esteem: She has always been held in high esteem by fellow… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • esteem — UK [ɪˈstiːm] / US [ɪˈstɪm] noun [uncountable] formal a feeling of admiration and respect for someone Teachers feel that they have fallen in public esteem in recent years. hold someone in high esteem: She has always been held in high esteem by… …   English dictionary

  • high — high1 W1S1 [haı] adj comparative higher superlative highest ↑high, ↑low ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(from bottom to top)¦ 2¦(above ground)¦ 3¦(large number)¦ 4¦(good standard)¦ 5¦(containing a lot)¦ 6¦(rank/position)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high — 1 /haI/ adjective MEASUREMENT/DISTANCE 1 FROM BOTTOM TO TOP something that is high measures a long distance from its bottom to its top: the highest mountain in Japan | a castle surrounded by high walls | 100 feet/30 metres etc high: a building 20 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hold — I [[t]ho͟ʊld[/t]] PHYSICALLY TOUCHING, SUPPORTING, OR CONTAINING ♦ holds, holding, held 1) VERB When you hold something, you carry or support it, using your hands or your arms. [V n prep/adv] Hold the knife at an angle... [V n] She is holding her …   English dictionary

  • esteem — I. noun (U) a feeling of respect and admiration for someone: hold sb in high/great esteem: She was an actress who was held in high esteem by everyone who knew her. | a token of sb s esteem (=a sign of their esteem): Please accept this gift as a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • esteem — es|teem1 [ıˈsti:m] n [U] a feeling of respect for someone, or a good opinion of someone hold sb in high/great esteem ▪ The critics held him in high esteem as an actor. token/mark of sb s esteem (=a sign of their respect) ▪ Please accept the small …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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