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estate
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 10
1. Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.
2. Social standing or rank; quality; dignity.
3. A person of high rank.
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.
6. 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.
7. 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 the lords spiritual, the lords temporal, the commons.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To endow with an estate.
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