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'estimate'

Overview of noun estimate
1. 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. 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. appraisal, estimate, estimation -- (a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation))

4. 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
1. estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

2. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast -- (judge to be probable)



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