Estimate

/e'stuhmuht/

Sense: Noun


  1. An approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth.

    1. An estimate of what it would cost.
    2. A rough idea how long it would take.
  2. A judgment of the qualities of something or somebody.

    1. Many factors are involved in any estimate of human life.
    2. In my estimation the boy is innocent.
  3. A statement indicating the likely cost of some job.

    1. He got an estimate from the car repair shop.
  4. The respect with which a person is held.

    1. They had a high estimation of his ability.
  5. A document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation).

    Synonym(s):

Sense: Verb


  1. Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).

    1. I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds.
  2. Judge to be probable.

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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
es•ti•mate
IPA Transcription
/ɛ'stʌmʌt/
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