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, idea(noun)
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, estimation(noun)
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, judge(verb)
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, forecast(verb)
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 microcephaly cases are increasing by the week and we do not have an estimate of how many there will be. The situation is serious and worrying.
That matters because when you fire your interceptor, you have to have an estimate of where( the threatening missile is) going to be.
It's a very rough estimate, but I think anything under $1 billion for a fund of funds is going to struggle.
Our best estimate is that the threat to the American public... remains low, in the days ahead we're going to make sure that the full resources of the federal government continue to be brought to bear in confronting the coronavirus here at home.
There is no reliable estimate as to how many civilians still live inside of Sinjar.
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- пресмятане, оценявам, приблизителна оценка, сметка, калкулация, пресмятамBulgarian
- odhadnout, odhadCzech
- estimere, estimatDanish
- Schätzung, Abschätzung, schätzen, Kostenvoranschlag, abschätzenGerman
- υπολογισμός, εκτιμώ, εκτίμησηGreek
- presupuesto, estimación, estimarSpanish
- تخمین زدنPersian
- arvio, arvioidaFinnish
- estimer, estimationFrench
- tuairmseScottish Gaelic
- stima, stimareItalian
- schatting, schattenDutch
- kosztorys, oszacowanie, szacowaćPolish
- estimativa, estimar, cálculoPortuguese
- оце́нка, оце́нивать, сме́та, калькуля́ция, расчёт, оцени́ть, оценитьRussian
- oceniti, ocenaSlovene
- skattning, uppskattning, uppskattaSwedish
- అంచనా, అంచనా వేయుTelugu
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