estimable [adj] honorable, worthy admirable, admired, appreciable, august, big name*, big time*, commendable, decent, deserving, esteemed, excellent, good, high-powered, honored, in limelight*, laudable, major league*, meretorious, meritable, name, noble, palmary, praisable, praiseworthy, reputable, reputed, respectable, respected, sterling, valuable, valued, venerable, well-thought-of*; concepts 567,572 —Ant. bad, dishonorable, inestimable, insignificant, poor, unworthy

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  • estimable — [ ɛstimabl ] adj. • XIVe; de estimer 1 ♦ Vx Dont l estimation est possible. ⇒ appréciable. 2 ♦ Digne d estime. Une personne très estimable. ⇒ honorable, recommandable, respectable. C est un garçon estimable. ⇒ 1. bien. « Par un estimable et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • estimable — adjetivo 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que merece estima o aprecio: actitud estimable, comportamiento estimable. Su discurso fue un estimable gesto en favor de la paz. 2. Que permite ser estimado o evaluado: Se han producido daños estimables en… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Estimable — Es ti*ma*ble, a. [F. estimable, or L. aestimabilis. See {Esteem}.] 1. Capable of being estimated or valued; as, estimable damage. Paley. . [1913 Webster] 2. Valuable; worth a great price. [R.] [1913 Webster] A pound of man s flesh, taken from a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estimable — mid 15c., from O.Fr. estimable and directly from L. aestimabilis valuable, estimable, from aestimare (see ESTEEM (Cf. esteem)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • estimable — Estimable. adj. v. de tout genre. Qui merite d estre estimé, consideré. Il est estimable pour sa vertu. cela est fort estimable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Estimable — Es ti*ma*ble, n. A thing worthy of regard. [R.] [1913 Webster] One of the peculiar estimables of her country. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estimable — index appreciable, considerable, determinable (ascertainable), high minded, honest, laudable, meritorious …   Law dictionary

  • estimable — means ‘worthy of esteem, admirable’. Estimatable is the form required for the meaning ‘capable of being estimated’, although it is only rarely used …   Modern English usage

  • estimable — (Del lat. aestimabĭlis). 1. adj. Que admite estimación o aprecio. 2. Digno de aprecio y estima …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • estimable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ worthy of great respect. DERIVATIVES estimably adverb …   English terms dictionary

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