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1. estimate

verb. ['ˈɛstəmət, ˈɛstəˌmeɪt'] judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • guess
  • compute
  • give
  • calculate
  • misgauge
  • gauge
  • set
  • count
  • judge
  • put
  • lowball
  • guesstimate
  • place
  • quantise
  • work out
  • figure
  • assess
  • cipher
  • quantize
  • cypher
  • make
  • truncate
  • approximate

Antonyms

  • explode
  • stay
  • stand still
  • inelasticity

Etymology

  • aestimatus (Latin)

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How to spell estimate? Is it estimat? Or estimait? Common misspellings are:

  • estimat
  • estimait

Example sentences of the word estimate


1. Verb, base form
Calculate daily interest rate to estimate an interest amount that will be charged to your credit card account.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You can contact a scrapyard for an estimate of the price it will pay for the car.

Quotes containing the word estimate


1. Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day.
- Orison Swett Marden

2. I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race - that rarely do I even simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant...I AM HAUNTED BY HUMANS.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

3. I am approximately 96.694444% in love with you. Of course, that’s just a rough estimate.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

2. estimate

noun. ['ˈɛstəmət, ˈɛstəˌmeɪt'] an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth.

Synonyms

  • guess
  • overreckoning
  • reckoning
  • credit
  • overrating
  • calculation
  • computation
  • scalage
  • overestimate
  • approximation
  • estimation
  • idea
  • underreckoning
  • credit rating
  • guesstimate
  • overestimation
  • shot
  • underrating
  • guestimate
  • dead reckoning
  • guessing
  • guesswork
  • underestimation
  • figuring

Antonyms

  • add
  • subtract
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • aestimatus (Latin)

3. estimate

verb. ['ˈɛstəmət, ˈɛstəˌmeɪt'] judge to be probable.

Synonyms

  • pass judgment
  • forecast
  • evaluate
  • calculate
  • judge
  • figure
  • allow
  • take into account
  • count on

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • refuse
  • shrink
  • hide

Etymology

  • aestimatus (Latin)

4. estimate

noun. ['ˈɛstəmət, ˈɛstəˌmeɪt'] a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody.

Synonyms

  • estimation
  • assessment
  • appraisal
  • capitalization
  • capitalisation
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • overvalue
  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • aestimatus (Latin)

5. estimate

noun. ['ˈɛstəmət, ˈɛstəˌmeɪt'] a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation).

Synonyms

  • overestimate
  • overvaluation
  • estimation
  • appraisal
  • overappraisal
  • overestimation
  • commercial instrument

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • aestimatus (Latin)

6. estimate

noun. ['ˈɛstəmət, ˈɛstəˌmeɪt'] a statement indicating the likely cost of some job.

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • aestimatus (Latin)

7. estimate

noun. ['ˈɛstəmət, ˈɛstəˌmeɪt'] the respect with which a person is held.

Synonyms

  • estimation
  • reputation
  • esteem
  • respect
  • regard

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • disesteem
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • aestimatus (Latin)
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