Complete Definition of "estimate"

English

Etymology
From ancient Latin word aes timare ("to value copper", note: copper was the currency in Ancient Rome).

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-estimate-noun.ogg|Audio (US), noun
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪt|-eɪt

Noun
en-noun

  1. A rough calculation or guess.
  2. context|construction A document (or verbal notification) specifying how much a job will probably cost.

Synonyms
estimation

appraisal

Translations
trans-top|rough calculation or guess
Czech: odhad m
Danish: estimat
Dutch: schatting f
Finnish: arvio
French: estimation f
German: Schätzung f, Abschätzung f
Italian: stima f
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Portuguese: estimativa f
Slovene: ocena f
Telugu: à°à°à°à°¨à°¾ (aMchanaa)
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trans-top|(construction) a document specifying how much a job will probably cost
German: Kostenvoranschlag m
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Verb
en-verb|estimates|estimating|estimated|estimated

  1. to calculate roughly, often from imperfect data

Synonyms
appraise
guess

Derived terms
estimable
underestimate
overestimate

Translations
trans-top|to calculate roughly
Czech: odhadnout
Danish: estimere
Dutch: schatten
Finnish: arvioida
French: estimer
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German: abschätzen, schätzen
Italian: stimare
Portuguese: estimar
Slovene: oceniti
Telugu: à°à°à°à°¨à°¾ à°µà±à°¯à± (aMchanaa vEyu)
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