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estimate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of estimate

  1. 1 the act of placing a value on the nature, character, or quality of something <what we owe our war veterans is beyond estimate> Synonyms appraisal, appraisement, assessment, estimation, evaluation, reckoning, valuation Related Words calculation, computation, measurement, mensuration; audit, check, checkup, examination, inspection, review, scan, scrutiny, survey; reassessment, transvaluation; overestimation, overevaluation; underestimation

  2. 2 an opinion on the nature, character, or quality of something <the estimate of many art specialists that the painting is a fake> Synonyms appraisal, appraisement, assessment, estimation, evaluation, fix, judgment (or judgement), value judgmentRelated Words aperçu, feeling, impression, notion, perception; confidence, faith, stock, trust; belief, conviction, mind, persuasion, sentiment, view; conjecture, guess, hunch, hypothesis, surmise, theory




estimate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of estimate

  1. 1 to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding <experts estimated the value of the painting at a million dollars> Synonyms appraise, assess, evaluate, guesstimate, rate, set, valuate, value Related Words adjudge, deem, judge; ascertain, determine, discover, learn; price, prize; decide, settle; analyze, assay, survey, test; reappraise, reassess, reevaluate, rejudge, revalue; transvaluate, transvalue; misesteem, misjudge, misprize, underestimate, undervalue

  2. 2 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement <we estimated the snowfall to be about a foot> Synonyms calculate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge (also gage), guess, judge, make, place, put, reckon, suppose Related Words conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understand Near Antonyms calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out





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