2. esteem, respect, regard, admiration. See - esteem
3. estimate, rough guess, approximation, ball park figure. See - estimate (def 3).
estrange, v. 1. alienate, disaffect, harden the heart, make indifferent or averse or hostile, destroy one's affections; antagonize, set or pit against, set by the ears, set at odds or variance; separate, come between, divide, cut off or apart, disunite, sever, sunder, rupture; widen the breach, cause to break with; anger, incense, provoke, heat up, Chiefly U.S. rile, madden, infuriate, enrage; exacerbate, aggravate, embitter, envenom.
2. turn away, keep at a distance, hold at arm's length; withdraw, wean away from, keep aloof, keep away, keep oneself at a distance; part company, separate, leave, take leave, go away, quit,
estrangement, n. 1. disaffection, alienation, separation, division, disunion; break, breach, split, severance, falling-out, breaking up or off; parting, withdrawal, pulling away, backing off.
2. hostility, antagonism, antipathy, enmity, animosity, ill-will, bad-blood; resentment, umbrage, displeasure; aversion, dislike, disinclination, unfriendliness; discord, disagreement, difference,
estuary, n. inlet, cove, reach, arm, armlet, Scot. loch; firth, fjord, bay, bayou, mouth,
et cetera, and so on, and so forth, and more of the same, and the rest, and the like, Inf. what have you, Inf. whatnot, Inf. and all that; and others, et al.
etch, v. 1. engrave, eat or burn into, corrode; bite in, carve, scrape, furrow; impress, imprint, infix.
2. grave, incise, enchase, chase, hatch, crosshatch, stipple, drypoint; outline, sketch out, draw, depict, design.
eternal, adj. 1. infinite, timeless, always existing; Archaic, eteme; unbegotten, self-originated, self-existent, self-active; absolute, almighty, boundless, illimitable.
2. perpetual, endless, unending, never-ending, interminable, Sisyphean; ceaseless, incessant, unceasing, nonstop, constant, uninterrupted, continual, continuous, unbroken; unremitting, unintermitting, relentless, persistent; recurrent, repeated, frequent, habitual.
3. enduring, lasting, abiding, everlasting, Literary. sempiternal, aeonian, amaranthine, perennial; immutable, constant, unwavering, unfaltering, undiminished; invariable, fixed, durable, stable, steady, permanent.
4. Metaphys. unchangeable, changeless, unchanging, immutable, imperishable, perdurable, indestructible; immortal, undying, never-dying, ever-living, deathless.
eternally, adv. forever, evermore, Poetic, or Dial, ay, Poetic, or Dial, for ay, for everlasting, Latin, in saecula saeculorum; everlastingly, timelessly, interminably, through all the ages, world without end, to the end of time, till the crack of doom, till doomsday, forever and a day; constantly, perpetually, ceaselessly, incessantly, continually; morning, noon and night; day in and day out, day and night,
eternity, n. 1. eternalness, everlastingness, infinite duration, timelessness; unendingness, interminableness, unceasingness; perpetuity, perdurability; illimitableness, boundlessness, infinity.
2. immortality, hereafter, afterlife, everlasting life, futurity; next world, world to come, heaven, Amer. Ind. happy hunting grounds, Buddhism, nirvana.
3. duration, age, eon, seeming endlessness, ages and ages.