Synonyms for Esteem:

n.

romance, awe, devotion, passion, ardor. consider, praise. cherish. perspective, reckon, see, account, deem, view. favor, consideration, estimation. admiration (noun)
favor, homage, praise, deference, estimation, veneration.
adoration (noun)
passion, devotion, ardor, admiration.
amazement (noun)
awe.
approval (noun)
acclaim.
cognition (noun)
regard, respect.
esteem (noun)
look upon, value, respect, regard, take to be, repute, prise, think of, admiration, regard as, look on, prize.
importance (noun)
noteworthiness.
reputation (noun)
Famousness, elevation, celebrity, acclaim, preeminence, notoriety, renown, Memorability, reputation, notability, Fame, fable, Illustriousness, distinction, noteworthiness, legend, prominence, popularity.
respect (noun)
reverence, deference, homage, veneration, admiration, regard, honor, respect.
state (noun)
regard, respect.

v.

appreciate (verb)
enjoy, relish.
cognition (verb)
value, respect, prize, prise.
esteem (verb)
regard, cherish, prize, account, revere, honor, view, deem, reverence, consider, value, admire, venerate, appreciate, like, reckon, respect.
like (verb)
enjoy, like, prefer, admire, appreciate, relish.
pride (verb)
pride, boast, glory.
respect (verb)
venerate, defer, revere.

Other synonyms:

cherish, praise. deem. reckon. account. consider. see. Other relevant words:
see, repute, regard as, take to be, consideration, awe, think of, ardor, cherish, deem, perspective, prise, romance, view, favor, value, reckon, consider, account, praise, prize, estimation, look on, passion, look upon, devotion.

Usage examples for esteem

  1. Now, therefore, they began to esteem each other better than themselves. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. What great esteem he shows her! – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  3. Risk something less final; risk your place in my esteem your standing among men, and confess the full truth about this matter. – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green