Definitions for estimate

Definitions for (noun) estimate

Main entry: estimate, estimation

Definition: a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody

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

Main entry: idea, estimate, estimation, approximation

Definition: an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth

Usage: an estimate of what it would cost; a rough idea how long it would take

Main entry: estimate, estimation

Definition: the respect with which a person is held

Usage: they had a high estimation of his ability

Main entry: estimate, estimation, appraisal

Definition: a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

Main entry: estimate

Definition: a statement indicating the likely cost of some job

Usage: he got an estimate from the car repair shop

Definitions for (verb) estimate

Main entry: judge, approximate, estimate, gauge, guess

Definition: judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

Usage: I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Main entry: reckon, calculate, count on, forecast, figure, estimate

Definition: judge to be probable

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