# Estimate

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**estimate**— 01. His [estimate] for the renovations to our house was $2,250. 02. He [estimated] it would cost $45 to fix my bicycle. 03. In my [estimation], his scheme won t work. 04. Police [estimated] the crowd at 2,000. 05. I [ …22

**estimate**— 1. verb 1) estimate the cost Syn: calculate roughly, approximate, guess; evaluate, judge, gauge, reckon, rate, determine; informal guesstimate, ballpark 2) we estimate it to be worth $50,000 Syn: consid …23

**estimate**— estimatingly, adv. estimator, n. v. /es teuh mayt /; n. /es teuh mit, mayt /, v., estimated, estimating, n. v.t. 1. to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to… …24

**estimate**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. consider, gauge, judge; value, appraise, evaluate, rate, assess, measure; compute, reckon, calculate. n. judgment, opinion, appraisal, report, criticism; calculation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An… …25

**estimate**— 1. verb 1) estimate the cost Syn: calculate roughly, approximate, guess, evaluate, judge 2) we estimate it to be worth £50,000 Syn: consider, believe, reckon, deem, judge, rat …26

**estimate**— es•ti•mate v. [[t]ˈɛs təˌmeɪt[/t]] n. [[t] mɪt, ˌmeɪt[/t]] v. mat•ed, mat•ing, n. 1) to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to estimate costs[/ex] 2) to form an… …27

**estimate**— n. & v. n. 1 an approximate judgement, esp. of cost, value, size, etc. 2 a price specified as that likely to be charged for work to be undertaken. v.tr. (also absol.) 1 form an estimate or opinion of. 2 (foll. by that + clause) make a rough… …28

**estimate**— {{11}}estimate (n.) 1560s, valuation, from L. aestimatus, verbal noun from aestimare (see ESTEEM (Cf. esteem)). Earlier in sense power of the mind (mid 15c.). Meaning approximate judgment is from 1580s. As a builder s statement of projected costs …29

**estimate**— 1. An analysis of a foreign situation, development, or trend that identifies its major elements, interprets the significance, and appraises the future possibilities and the prospective results of the various actions that might be taken. 2. An… …30

**estimate**— 1. A measurement or a statement about the value of some quantity that is known, believed, or suspected to incorporate some degree of error. 2. The result of applying any estimator to a random sample of data. It is not a random variable but a… …