We ourselves esteem not of that obedience, or love, or gift, which is of force.Milton.
Most dear in the esteemShak.
And poor in worth!
I will deliver you, in ready coin,J. Webster.
The full and dear'st esteem of what you crave.
Nor should thy prowess want praise and esteem.Shak.
Syn. -- See Estimate,
Then he forsook God, which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.Deut. xxxii. 15.
Thou shouldst (gentle reader) esteem his censure and authority to be of the more weighty credence.Bp. Gardiner.
Famous men, -- whose scientific attainments were esteemed hardly less than supernatural.Hawthorne.
Will he esteem thy riches?Job xxxvi. 19.
You talk kindlier: we esteem you for it.Tennyson.
Syn. -- To estimate; appreciate; regard; prize; value; respect; revere. See Appreciate, Estimate.