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estimate^{1} W2S3 [ˈestımıt] n1.) a calculation of the value, size, amount etc of something▪ a rough estimate (=not an exact calculation) of how much time we'll need▪ A conservative estimate (=a deliberately low estimate) puts annual sales at around $100 million.▪ The figure will only be about two million, less than half the original estimate.▪ Some estimates put the number of deaths at several hundred.2.) a statement of how much it will probably cost to build or repair somethingestimate for▪ The garage said they'd send me an estimate for the work.estimate ^{2 }estimate^{2} W3S3 [ˈestımeıt] v [T][Date: 15001600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of aestimare 'to think important']to try to judge the value, size, speed, cost etc of something, without calculating it exactlybe estimated to be/have/cost etc▪ The tree is estimated to be at least 700 years old.estimate sth at sth▪ Organizers estimated the crowd at 50,000.estimate that▪ Scientists estimate that smoking reduces life expectancy by around 12 years on average.estimate how many/what etc▪ It is not easy to estimate how many people have the disease.>estimated adj▪ heroin with an estimated street value of £50,000>estimator n
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Estimate — Es ti*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estimated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estimating}.] [L. aestimatus, p. p. of aestimare. See {Esteem}, v. t.] 1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data, either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
estimate — vb 1 Estimate, appraise, evaluate, value, rate, assess, assay are comparable when meaning to judge a thing with respect to its worth. Estimate usually implies a personal and sometimes a reasoned judgment which, whether considered or casual, is by … New Dictionary of Synonyms
Estimate — Es ti*mate, n. A valuing or rating by the mind, without actually measuring, weighing, or the like; rough or approximate calculation; as, an estimate of the cost of a building, or of the quantity of water in a pond. [1913 Webster] Weigh success in … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
estimate — [es′tə māt΄; ] for n. [, es′təmit] vt. estimated, estimating [< L aestimatus, pp. of aestimare: see ESTEEM] 1. to form an opinion or judgment about 2. to judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.);… … English World dictionary
estimate — I (approximate cost) noun admeasurement, aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, approximate calculation, approximate judgment of value, approximate value, approximation, assessment, calculation, charge, computation, considered guess, educated guess … Law dictionary
estimate — [n] approximate calculation; educated guess appraisal, appraisement, assay, assessment, ballpark figure*, belief, conclusion, conjecture, estimation, evaluation, gauging, guess, guesstimate*, impression, judgment, measure, measurement,… … New thesaurus
estimate — ► NOUN 1) an approximate calculation. 2) a written statement indicating the likely price that will be charged for specified work. 3) a judgement or appraisal. ► VERB ▪ form an estimate of. DERIVATIVES estimation noun estimator … English terms dictionary
estimate — estimate. См. индекс изоляции. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
estimate — ▪ I. estimate es‧ti‧mate 1 [ˈestmt] noun [countable] 1. a calculation of what the value, size, amount etc of something will probably be: • They were able to give us a rough estimate (= a not very exact one ) of the cost. • Even the most … Financial and business terms
estimate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ official, unofficial ▪ current, recent ▪ Current estimates suggest that supplies will run out within six months. ▪ early … Collocations dictionary
estimate — I n. 1) to give, make; submit an estimate (the contractors had to submit estimates) 2) (colloq.) (AE) a ballpark ( approximate ) estimate 3) an approximate, rough; conservative; long range; preliminary; short range; written estimate 4) an… … Combinatory dictionary