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estimate

 
Noun estimate has 5 senses
  1. estimate, estimation, approximation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
    --1 is a kind of calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning
    --1 has particulars:
     guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning; guesstimate, guestimate; overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning; underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning
    Derived form: verb estimate1
  2. estimate, estimation - a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"; "in my estimation the boy is innocent"
    --2 is a kind of judgment, judgement, assessment
    --2 has particulars: capitalization, capitalisation; scalage
  3. appraisal, estimate, estimation - a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    --3 is a kind of commercial document, commercial instrument
    --3 has particulars: overestimate, overestimation, overvaluation, overappraisal
    Derived form: verb estimate1
  4. estimate - a statement indicating the likely cost of some job; "he got an estimate from the car repair shop"
    --4 is a kind of
    statement
    Derived form: verb estimate1
  5. estimate, estimation - the respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability"
    --5 is a kind of respect, esteem, regard
    --5 has particulars: reputation, report
Verb estimate has 2 senses
  1. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
    --1 is one way to calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure
    Derived forms: noun estimate4, noun estimate3, noun estimate1, noun estimation2, noun estimation1, noun estimation4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast - judge to be probable
    --2 is one way to judge
    Derived form: noun estimator1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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