To set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to estimate; to value; to reckon.
To set a high value on; to prize; to regard with reverence, respect, or friendship.
To form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider.
Estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation; reckoning; price.
High estimation or value; great regard; favorable opinion, founded on supposed worth.
High value, respectable qualities.
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him"
regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
Esteem is a favorable appraisal of a person who possesses qualities estimated as of significant value. There are two versions of esteem needs - the need for the respect of and recognition by others, and the need for self-respect.