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estimate

noun

1 estimate

An approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth:
— An estimate of what it would cost.

synonyms: approximation, estimation, idea.

Roget 527: information, enlightenment, acquaintance, knowledge etc. 490; publicity etc. 531; data etc. 467.    communication, ... show more

Roget 514: supposition, assumption, assumed position, postulation, condition, presupposition, hypothesis, blue sky hypothesis, postulate, postulatum [Lat.], theory; thesis, theorem; ... show more

Roget 480: result, conclusion, upshot; deduction, inference, ergotism [Med.]; illation; corollary, porism; moral.    estimation, valuation, appreciation, judication; ... show more

Roget 466: measurement, admeasurement, mensuration, survey, valuation, appraisement, assessment, assize; estimate, estimation; dead reckoning, reckoning etc. ... show more

Dutch: gissing, raming, schatting
Polish: przybli┼╝enie



2 estimate

A judgment of the qualities of something or somebody:
— Many factors are involved in any estimate of human life.

synonym: estimation.

3 estimate

A document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation).

synonyms: appraisal, estimation.

Dutch: schatting, offerte, prijsopgaaf, prijsopgave, taxatie

4 estimate

A statement indicating the likely cost of some job.

Polish: kosztorys

5 estimate

The respect with which a person is held.

synonym: estimation.

verb

1 estimate

Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time):
— I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds.

synonyms: approximate, gauge, guess, judge.

Roget 25: quantify, measure, fix, estimate, determine, quantitate, enumerate.   

Roget 480: judge, conclude; come to a conclusion, draw a conclusion, arrive at a conclusion; ascertain, determine, make up one's mind.    deduce, derive, gather, collect, draw an inference, ... show more

Roget 466: measure, mete; determine, assay; evaluate, value, assess, rate, appraise, estimate, form an estimate, set a value on; appreciate; standardize.    ... show more

Roget 465: discriminate, distinguish, severalize; recognize, match, identify; separate; draw the line, sift; separate the chaff from the wheat, winnow the chaff from the wheat; separate the men from the boys; split hairs, draw a fine line, ... show more

Dutch: gissen, raden

2 estimate

Judge to be probable.

synonyms: calculate, count on, figure, forecast, reckon.

Dutch: voorspellen


Moby thesaurus: account as, add, adjudge, adjudicate, algebraize, analyzing, appraisal, appraise, appraisement, appraising, appreciate, appreciation, approximate, approximation, ascertain, assay, assess, assessing, assessment, assize ... show more.

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