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Definition 1: a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for estate in the sense of this definition

(estate is a kind of ...) people having the same social, economic, or educational status

"the working class" "an emerging professional class"

(... is a kind of estate ) the clergy in France and the heads of the church in Britain

(... is a kind of estate ) the nobility in France and the peerage in Britain

(... is a kind of estate ) the common people

(... is a kind of estate ) the press, including journalists, newspaper writers, photographers

(... is part of estate) a politically organized body of people under a single government

"the state has elected a new president" "African nations" "students who had come to the nation's capitol" "the country's largest manufacturer" "an industrialized land"

(estate belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(estate belongs to a domain located in ...) a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe

Definition 2: extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where estate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

Synonyms for estate in the sense of this definition

(estate is a kind of ...) property consisting of houses and land

(... is a kind of estate ) an estate held in fee simple or for life

(... is a kind of estate ) an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)

(... is a kind of estate ) a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries

(... is a kind of estate ) the estate of a seigneur

(... is a kind of estate ) the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)

(... is a kind of estate ) land that belongs to the Crown

(... is a kind of estate ) an estate in the country

(... is a kind of estate ) the estate of a baron

(... is a kind of estate ) a piece of land held under the feudal system

(... is a kind of estate ) land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law

(... is a kind of estate ) a piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation

(... is a kind of estate ) land or property held under a lease

(... is a kind of estate ) plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office

(... is a kind of estate ) land received by fee tail

Definition 3: everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities - [noun denoting possession]

(estate is a kind of ...) something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone

"that hat is my property" "he is a man of property"

(... is a kind of estate ) the total valuation of the estate's assets at the time of the person's death

(... is a kind of estate ) the estate remaining after debts and funeral expenses and administrative expenses have been deducted from the gross estate; the estate then left to be distributed (and subject to federal and state inheritance taxes)

(... is a kind of estate ) (law) an estate whose duration is limited to the life of the person holding it

(... is a kind of estate ) (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower

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