Estate in a sentence

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Definition of Estate

  • Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation.
  • Social standing or rank; quality; dignity.
  • 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.
  • 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 (1) the lords spiritual, (2) the lords temporal, (3) the commons.
  • 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.
  • Tom settle as a fortune.
  • To endow with an estate.
  • 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
  • extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
  • everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities

How to use estate in a sentence. Estate pronunciation.

This esteem gave greater certainty that any backsheesh coming from the estate of Benn Claridge would not be sifted through many hands on its way to himself.
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Whatever the object, he was secretly taken to his house from the Palace, and his brother Nahoum seized upon his estate in the early morning.
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The courts have been commanded as to his estate, the banks-" "It was too late, Effendina," replied High hopelessly.
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You may easiely imagine a Man of his Estate cou'd not be long without several Offers when his mind was known: For Wealth has so many Charms in it, that it often blinds the Eyes of Parents, and makes them mistake their true Interest, with respect to the Disposal of their Children; which consists not so much in being married to Rich Husbands, as to those that are suitable for them.
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By this means in a little time his Estate comes to be wasted, and his Friends come about him, and advise him to leave off these wicked Courses, which else will end in the Ruine both of Soul and Body: They tell him that he has a fair and vertous Wife of his own, by whom he has had several pretty Children, and therefore wonder how he can be so besotted with a filthy Whore.
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When I see your affection so Estranged from me, your Estate wasted, and my self and Children ready to go a Begging, whilst an impudent Quean is at your Cost maintain'd in her Silks and Sattins; and which is worse than all the rest, your own Soul, in danger of Eternal Ruine.
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Your Father left you an Estate, but you are like to leave an Heir that will have nothing to inherit; and so will be an Heir only in Name.
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O my Husband, what a Reflection it will be upon you, when Men shall say, Your Father left you an Estate to live upon, but you have spent it upon Whores, and left your Children Beggars.
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And for a time went on so; for as long as he could find 'em Money, all was well; but when he had Morgag'd his Estate twice over, and had spent all his Money, that he could help 'em to no more, the case was so far alter'd that he was then refus'd to be admited into their Company.
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A Bawd of the better sort, that us'd to provide Jilts for Men of figure, had appointed a Person of Quality whom she was to furnish with a fresh Bit, to meet her at a certain Tavern near _West-Smithfield_; and waiting there for him, it happen'd that there came into the next Room a Country Gentleman, who was a Steward to a Lady of a good Estate, and another Gentleman who liv'd in _London_, and was to pay him fifty Guineas, which he also did.
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His father was a lover of literature, who wrote dramatic pieces for his own amusement, and who spent his time on the old family estates, not in managing the farms, but in wandering about the fields, and beholding the fowls of the air.
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In no other country would such a thing have excited anything but favourable comment; in Russia it raised a storm; the government-always jealous of anything that makes for Russia's real greatness-became suspicious, and Turgenev was banished to his estates.
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According to the plan of the author, there will be a short epilogue, in which the reader will learn that Vronsky, overwhelmed by the death of Anna, will depart for Servia as a volunteer; that all the other characters remain alive and well; that Levin lives on his estates and fumes against the Slavonic party and the volunteers.
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Besides what I was earning by my pen, I had due me, in a neighboring city, just the amount I should need-the income on my only remaining piece of real estate; and, as my tenant was always prompt, I wrote to him where to send me the money, and gave the subject no farther thought.
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And, says Dr. Barrow, "In defiance of all the torture and malice and might of the world, the _liberal_ man will ever be rich; for God's providence is his estate; God's wisdom and power, his defense; God's love and favor, his reward; and God's word, his security.
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Richard Baxter says, "I never prospered more in my small estate than when I gave most.
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At last, in moments of bitter repentance before God, he unbosomed himself to his pastor, and said, "_Long ago I promised to give the Lord one-tenth of all the profits I gained from my business, and while I did so, I was immensely prosperous and successful; never did any one have any such splendid success,-but I forgot my promise, stopped giving, thought that I did not need to spend so much, and I began to invest my means in real estate.
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She breathed more freely, thinking the danger past. 'Simply by making a fortune out of an estate that is lying all but barren.
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The estate agents run a complimentary special train for people going down to bid, and give a lunch before the auction begins.
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Crewe had stories to tell of this and that thriving firm, of others struggling in obscurity or falling from high estate; to him the streets of London were so many chapters of romance, but a romance always of to-day, for he neither knew nor cared about historic associations.
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Examples of Estate

Example #1
Of Benn Claridge Prince Kaid had scarcely even heard until he died; and, indeed, it was only within the past few years that the Quaker merchant had extended his business to Egypt and had made his headquarters at Assiout, up the river.
Example #2
Perhaps because David wore his hat always and the long coat with high collar like a Turk, or because Prince Kaid was an acute judge of human nature, and also because honesty was a thing he greatly desired-in others-and never found near his own person; however it was, he had set David high in his esteem at once.
Example #3
To-day they told me at the Palace that his carriage was seen to leave with himself and Mizraim the Chief Eunuch.
Example #4
He died in Kaid Pasha's Palace, where other men have died, and none has inquired too closely.
Example #5
Kaid got to his feet slowly, rage possessing him.
Example #6
His treasure-places have been found?