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Overview of noun estimate

The noun estimate has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (13) 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")

2. (5) 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")

3. (3) appraisal, estimate, estimation

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

4. (2) estimate

(a statement indicating the likely cost of some job; "he got an estimate from the car repair shop")

5. estimate, estimation

(the respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability")

Overview of verb estimate

The verb estimate has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (34) estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge

(judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

2. (9) calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast

(judge to be probable) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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