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

Samples where estimation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for estimation in the sense of this definition

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

"they criticized my judgment of the contestants"

(... is a kind of estimation ) an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something

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

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

Samples where estimation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for estimation in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

(... is a kind of estimation ) 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]

Samples where estimation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they had a high estimation of his ability

Synonyms for estimation in the sense of this definition

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

"she lost all respect for him"

(... is a kind of estimation ) 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]

Synonyms for estimation in the sense of this definition

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

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

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