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estimates

verb
present tense third-person singular of estimate

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding
  • experts estimated the value of the painting at a million dollars

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2 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement
  • we estimated the snowfall to be about a foot

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estimates

noun
plural of estimate

Synonyms of estimates (Entry 2 of 2)

1 the act of placing a value on the nature, character, or quality of something
  • what we owe our war veterans is beyond estimate

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2 an opinion on the nature, character, or quality of something
  • the estimate of many art specialists that the painting is a fake

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“Estimates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/estimates. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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