# Definitions and Synonyms of *estimate* | Another word for *estimate* | What is *estimate? *

*Definition 1: a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody - [noun denoting act]*

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*many factors are involved in any estimate of human life**in my estimation the boy is innocent*

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*(**estimate* is a kind of ...) the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

*estimate*is a kind of ...) the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

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*"they criticized my judgment of the contestants"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something

### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) an estimation of the value of a business

*Definition 2: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth - [noun denoting cognition]*

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*an estimate of what it would cost**a rough idea how long it would take*

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*(**estimate* is a kind of ...) problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

*estimate*is a kind of ...) problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) estimation of the amount of lumber in a log

*estimate*) estimation of the amount of lumber in a log

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments

*estimate*) an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) an estimate based on little or no information

*estimate*) an estimate based on little or no information

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing

*estimate*) an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

*estimate*) a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value

*estimate*) an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value

*Definition 3: the respect with which a person is held - [noun denoting cognition]*

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*they had a high estimation of his ability*

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*(**estimate* is a kind of ...) an attitude of admiration or esteem

*estimate*is a kind of ...) an attitude of admiration or esteem

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*"she lost all respect for him"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) the general estimation that the public has for a person

*"he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"**"he was a person of bad report"**Definition 4: a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation) - [noun denoting communication]*

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*(**estimate* is a kind of ...) a document of or relating to commerce

*estimate*is a kind of ...) a document of or relating to commerce

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) an appraisal that is too high

*estimate*) an appraisal that is too high

*Definition 5: a statement indicating the likely cost of some job - [noun denoting communication]*

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*he got an estimate from the car repair shop*

*(**estimate* is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

*estimate*is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

*"according to his statement he was in London on that day"**Definition 6: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time) - [verb of cognition]*

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*I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds*

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*(**estimate* is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

*estimate*is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

*(... is a kind of **estimate* ) approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one

*estimate*) approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one

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*"truncate a series"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) take account of

*"You have to reckon with our opponents"**"Count on the monsoon"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) calculate as being

*"I make the height about 100 feet"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) estimate the value of (property) for taxation

*"Our house hasn't been assessed in years"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) make a deliberately low estimate

*"The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) estimate the duration or outcome of something

*"He gave the patient three months to live"**"I gave him a very good chance at success"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) estimate

*"We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) gauge something incorrectly or improperly

### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values

### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) estimate based on a calculation

*Definition 7: judge to be probable - [verb of cognition]*

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*(**estimate* is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

*estimate*is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

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*"I cannot judge some works of modern art"**"How do you evaluate this grant proposal?"**"We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"*### (... is a kind of *estimate* ) allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something

*"I allow for this possibility"**"The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"*

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