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 estimate estimate

noun

  • ( ) an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth  ( approximation, estimate, estimation, idea )
    an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
     an estimate of what it would cost
    an estimate of what it would cost
     a rough idea how long it would take
    a rough idea how long it would take
  • ( ) a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody  ( estimate, estimation )
    a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
     many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
     in my estimation the boy is innocent
    in my estimation the boy is innocent
  • ( ) a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)  ( appraisal, estimate, estimation )
    a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
  • ( ) a statement indicating the likely cost of some job  ( estimate )
    a statement indicating the likely cost of some job
     he got an estimate from the car repair shop
    he got an estimate from the car repair shop
  • the respect with which a person is held  ( estimate, estimation )
    the respect with which a person is held
     they had a high estimation of his ability
    they had a high estimation of his ability
  • verb

  • ( ) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)  ( approximate, estimate, gauge, guess, judge )
    judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
     I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds
    I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds
  • ( ) judge to be probable  ( calculate, count on, estimate, figure, forecast, reckon )
    judge to be probable


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