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Definition of Estimate

Estimate

  1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data, -- either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic (moral), value; to fix the worth of roughly or in a general way; as, to estimate the value of goods or land; to estimate the worth or talents of a person.
  2. To from an opinion of, as to amount,, number, etc., from imperfect data, comparison, or experience; to make an estimate of; to calculate roughly; to rate; as, to estimate the cost of a trip, the number of feet in a piece of land.
  3. 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.
More "Estimate" Quotations

Estimate Translations

estimate in Danish is vurdere
estimate in Dutch is schatten, begroten, waarderen, taxeren
estimate in Finnish is arvioida
estimate in French is devis, estiment, estimons, estimation, chiffrer
estimate in Italian is valutazione, valutare, fabbisogno, valutare
estimate in Latin is censeo
estimate in Norwegian is vurdering, overslag, beregne, taksere
estimate in Spanish is estimar, valorar, tasacion, juzgar