1 the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard" [syn: regard, respect] [ant: disesteem]
2 a feeling of delighted approval and liking [syn: admiration]
3 an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him" [syn: respect, regard] [ant: disrespect]
1 regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity" [syn: respect, value, prize, prise] [ant: disrespect, disrespect]
2 look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent" [syn: think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, take to be]
- Rhymes: -iːm
- Dutch: achting
- Hebrew: כבוד /kavod/
- Latin: diligere
- German: Ansehen , Achtung
- Nahuatl: itta
- Russian: уважение (uvazhenie)
- Spanish: estimar
- Portuguese: estima
- For other uses, see Kudos (disambiguation).
Usage expanded again as the term entered the vocabulary of the gaming community. For example, you can earn kudos for completing certain in-game tasks, such as those in the Metropolis Street Racer, the Project Gotham Racing series and as part of the 'Varrock Museum' mini-task in the popular MMORPG Runescape. One can give another either none, one, or two kudos for praise of another's blog.
"Not used commonly in Australia, China, or in Ireland."
esteem in German: Wertschätzung
esteem in French: Kudos
esteem in Dutch: kudos
esteem in Norwegian: Kudos
esteem in Norwegian Nynorsk: Kudos
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