Synonyms for estimate
ˈɛs təˌmeɪt; -mɪt, -ˌmeɪtes·ti·mate
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
Number is the generic term. To count is to number one by one. To calculate is to use more complicated processes, as multiplication, division, etc., more rapid but not less exact. Compute allows more of the element of probability, which is still more strongly expressed by estimate. We compute the slain in a great war from the number known to have fallen in certain great battles; compute refers to the present or the past, estimate more frequently to the future; as, to estimate the cost of a proposed building. To enumerate is to mention item by item; as, to enumerate one's grievances. To rate is to estimate by comparison, as if the object were one of a series. We count upon a desired future; we do not count upon the undesired. As applied to the present, we reckon or count a thing precious or worthless. Compare ESTEEM.
It is vain to calculate on or upon an uncertain result.
estimate, estimation, approximation, ideanoun
an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
"an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
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"
appraisal, estimate, estimationnoun
a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
a statement indicating the likely cost of some job
"he got an estimate from the car repair shop"
the respect with which a person is held
"they had a high estimation of his ability"
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgeverb
judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
pretend, guess, pass judgment, infer, opine, gauge, figure, reckon, suppose, try, venture, judge, pronounce, hazard, imagine, label, evaluate, come close, approximate, think, calculate, forecast, count on, adjudicate
calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecastverb
judge to be probable
fancy, predict, augur, figure, foreshadow, bet, suppose, look, reckon, work out, view, omen, foretell, consider, auspicate, visualize, gauge, betoken, see, guess, project, picture, compute, depend, think, calculate, approximate, opine, envision, aim, imagine, direct, bode, count, image, prefigure, judge, presage, regard, prognosticate, enter, visualise, cypher, portend, forecast, cipher, account, count on
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How to use estimate in a sentence?
The figure we are using as potentially missing -- and I want to emphasize that this is an estimate -- is of 600 people missing.
We would welcome everything which reduces uncertainty in the area of approval processes for international transactions, you need to be able to estimate what works and what does not.
There is no reliable estimate as to how many civilians still live inside of Sinjar.
There is some reputational damage and current investors may simply prefer an exit when the fund re-opens, they're going to need to access their money, so the portfolio will need to have a totally different make-up to that of today. How long it takes to reach that point is difficult to estimate – it certainly won't be days from now.
In order to maintain public safety ... multiple local law enforcement entities from around the state, as well as Oregon State Police Troopers, are coordinating with the Harney County sheriff to provide additional officers, the estimate of $100,000 a week represents the costs of labor, including overtime, travel reimbursement, lodging and meals for the officers.
Translations for estimate
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- пресмятане, оценявам, пресмятам, калкулация, сметка, приблизителна оценкаBulgarian
- odhad, odhadnoutCzech
- estimat, estimereDanish
- Schätzung, Kostenvoranschlag, abschätzen, schätzen, AbschätzungGerman
- υπολογισμός, εκτιμώ, εκτίμησηGreek
- presupuesto, estimar, estimaciónSpanish
- تخمین زدنPersian
- arvio, arvioidaFinnish
- estimer, estimationFrench
- tuairmseScottish Gaelic
- stima, stimareItalian
- schatten, schattingDutch
- szacować, oszacowanie, kosztorysPolish
- estimativa, cálculo, estimarPortuguese
- оценить, оцени́ть, оце́нка, расчёт, калькуля́ция, сме́та, оце́ниватьRussian
- ocena, ocenitiSlovene
- uppskatta, uppskattning, skattningSwedish
- అంచనా వేయు, అంచనాTelugu
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