Synonyms and Antonyms of estate

  1. 1 a large impressive residence the estates of multimillionaires line the shores of this ocean resort Synonyms castle, château, mansion, hacienda, hall, manor, manor house, manse, palace, villaRelated Words showplace; abode, domicile, dwelling, habitation, hearth, home, house, lodging(s), pad, place; housing, nest, quarter(s), residency, roof; great house; country house, countryseat; aerie, penthouse; salon, suite, town house

  2. 2 a state of being or fitness the mayor pronounced the city's schools to be in their best estate ever Synonyms condition, fettle, form, health, keeping, kilter, nick [British], order, repair, shape, trimRelated Words practice (also practise); pass, phase, stage; footing, picture, posture, scene, status, situation; rank, standingNear Antonyms disorder, disrepair

  3. 3 one of the segments of society into which people are grouped the passionate belief that a society is judged by how well it treats and cares for those in the lowest estate Synonyms caste, class, folk, gentry, order, stratumRelated Words bracket, echelon, grade, layer, level, tier; place, position, rank, standing, status; food chain, grouping, hierarchy, stratification; clan, family, fraternity, people, race, tribe; subcaste

  4. 4 a piece of land and its buildings used to grow crops or raise livestock a huge coffee estate in Brazil Synonyms farm, farmstead, grange, ranchRelated Words cropland, farmland, farmyard; farmhouse, hacienda, homestead, manor, plantation, spread; croft [chiefly British], smallholding [chiefly British], station, steading; garden, orchard

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