est

abbreviation

Definition of est

1 established
2 estimate; estimated

EST

abbreviation

Definition of EST

eastern standard time

1

-est

adjective suffix or adverb suffix

Definition of -est

used to form the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs of one syllable
  • fattest
  • latest
, of some adjectives and adverbs of two syllables
  • luckiest
  • oftenest
, and less often of longer ones
  • beggarliest

Origin and Etymology of -est

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


2

-est

verb suffix
variants: or -st

Definition of -est

used to form the archaic second person singular of English verbs (with thou)
  • didst
  • canst

Origin and Etymology of -est

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


EST Defined for Kids

-est

adjective suffix or adverb suffix \ əst \

Definition of -est for Students

used to form the superlative of adjectives and adverbs of one syllable
  • fattest
  • latest
and of some adjectives and adverbs of two or more syllables
  • luckiest
  • oftenest

Medical Dictionary

EST

abbreviation

medical Definition of EST

electroshock therapy

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