reestimate

verb re·es·ti·mate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈe-stə-ˌmāt \
variants: or re-estimate
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reestimate

reestimated or re-estimated; reestimating or re-estimating
: to estimate (something) again especially in a different way
  • reestimated the percentages based on new data
  • … there has been a tendency in recent years on the part of the cognoscenti to reestimate the contribution made by [Giuseppe] Verdi.
  • —Aaron Copland

reestimation

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌe-stə-ˈmā-shən\ or re-estimation noun
    • a careful reestimation of the costs

First Known Use of reestimate

1821

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