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Estimable definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ES'TIMABLE, a.
1. That is capable of being estimated or valued; as estimable damage.
2. Valuable; worth a great price.
A pound of man's flesh, taken from a man,
Is not so estimable or profitable.
3. Worthy of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or regard.
A lady said of her two companions, that one was more amiable, the other more estimable.
ES'TIMABLE, n. That which is worthy of regard.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: deserving of respect or high regard [ant: contemptible]
2: deserving of esteem and respect; "all respectable companies give guarantees"; "ruined the family's good name" [syn: estimable, good, honorable, respectable]
3: may be computed or estimated; "a calculable risk"; "computable odds"; "estimable assets" [syn: computable, estimable]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century 1. capable of being estimated <an estimable amount> 2. archaic valuable 3. worthy of esteem <an estimable adversary> estimableness noun estimably adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. worthy of esteem. Derivatives: estimably adv. Etymology: F f. L aestimabilis (as ESTEEM)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Estimable Es"ti*ma*ble, a. [F. estimable, or L. aestimabilis. See Esteem.] 1. Capable of being estimated or valued; as, estimable damage. --Paley. . 2. Valuable; worth a great price. [R.] A pound of man's flesh, taken from a man, Is not so estimable, profitable neither, As flesh of muttons, beefs, or goats. --Shak. 3. Worth of esteem or respect; deserving our good opinion or regard. A lady said of her two companions, that one was more amiable, the other more estimable. --Sir W. Temple.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Estimable Es"ti*ma*ble, n. A thing worthy of regard. [R.] One of the peculiar estimables of her country. --Sir T. Browne.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe someone or something as estimable, you mean that they deserve admiration. (FORMAL) ...the estimable Miss Cartwright. = admirable ADJ: usu ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Appreciable, calculable, computable, capable of being estimated. 2. Worthy, good, excellent, meritorious, deserving, worthy of regard, deserving of respect or esteem.

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