Definition of Prestige

1. Noun. A high standing achieved through success or influence or wealth etc.. "He wanted to achieve power and prestige"

Exact synonyms: Prestigiousness
Generic synonyms: Standing
Derivative terms: Prestigious, Prestigious



Definition of Prestige

1. n. Delusion; illusion; trick.

Definition of Prestige

1. Noun. (obsolete) Delusion; illusion; trick. ¹

2. Noun. The quality of how good the reputation of something or someone is, how favourably something or someone is regarded ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prestige

1. distinction or reputation in the eyes of people [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Prestige

presterilizes
presterilizing
presterna
presternum
presters
prestezza
prestidigital
prestidigitate
prestidigitated
prestidigitates
prestidigitating
prestidigitation
prestidigitations
prestidigitator
prestidigitators
prestige (current term)
prestigeful
prestigeless
prestiges
prestigiation
prestigiations
prestigiator
prestigiators
prestigiatory
prestigious
prestigiously
prestigiousness
prestimonies
prestimony
prestimulated

Literary usage of Prestige

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"How greatly the German King was strengthened through the close alliance between Church and State and how it enhanced the prestige of the empire, ..."

2. World Politics at the End of the Nineteenth Century: As Influenced by the by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1900)
"Political prestige and the demonstration of a firm purpose have given to Russia and Germany the exceptional advantages which they enjoy in their respective ..."

3. The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind by Gustave Le Bon (1896)
"The term is one whose meaning is grasped by everybody, but the word is employed in ways too different for it to be easy to define it. prestige may involve ..."

4. The Dial edited by Francis Fisher Browne (1908)
"The sacred word of the editorial calling, as of the other callings we have grouped in the same category, is " prestige," and nothing short of the danger of ..."

5. The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New by Roger Bigelow Merriman (1918)
"The extinction of the separate line of Majorcan kings was of course a severe blow to Palma's commercial prestige. Barcelona did not propose to be hampered ..."

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