# Meaning & Definition of Estimate in English

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## Estimate

/ɛstəmət/

## noun

1. An approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth

- "An estimate of what it would cost"

- "A rough idea how long it would take"

synonym:

- estimate,
- estimation,
- approximation,
- idea

2. 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"

synonym:

- estimate,
- estimation

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

synonym:

- appraisal,
- estimate,
- estimation

4. A statement indicating the likely cost of some job

- "He got an estimate from the car repair shop"

synonym:

- estimate

5. The respect with which a person is held

- "They had a high estimation of his ability"

synonym:

- estimate,
- estimation

## verb

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

- "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

synonym:

- estimate,
- gauge,
- approximate,
- guess,
- judge

2. Judge to be probable

synonym:

- calculate,
- estimate,
- reckon,
- count on,
- figure,
- forecast

## Examples of using

Instead of flattery, give us an honest and sincere estimate!

I estimate that we'll need two days to finish the work.

I estimate the production costs to be 100 percent of the budget.