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es·ti·mate

estimate

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: e stih meIt
inflections: estimates, estimating, estimated
definition: to make a guess about the amount, size, or worth of something.
We estimated the taxes we would have to pay.
synonyms:
calculate, compute, figure
similar words:
evaluate, guess, judge, project
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: e stih miht
definition: a guess about the amount, size, or value of something.
The mechanic gave me an estimate for the car repair.
synonyms:
evaluation
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  mathematics, measure, number