est

abbreviation (1)

Definition of est

 (Entry 1 of 4)

1 established
2 estimate; estimated

EST

abbreviation (2)

Definition of EST (Entry 2 of 4)

eastern standard time

Definition of -est (Entry 3 of 4)

used to form the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs of one syllable fattestlatest , of some adjectives and adverbs of two syllables luckiestoftenest , and less often of longer ones beggarliest
variants: or -st

Definition of -est (Entry 4 of 4)

used to form the archaic second person singular of English verbs (with thou) gettestdidstcanst

History and Etymology for est

Adjective suffix or adverb suffix

Middle English, from Old English -st, -est, -ost; akin to Old High German -isto (adjective superlative suffix), Greek -istos

Verb suffix

Middle English, from Old English -est, -ast, -st; akin to Old High German -ist, -ōst, -ēst, 2nd singular ending

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\ əst\

Kids Definition of -est

used to form the superlative of adjectives and adverbs of one syllable fattestlatest and of some adjectives and adverbs of two or more syllables luckiestoftenest

Medical Definition of EST

electroshock therapy

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