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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 careful guess about the amount, size, or worth of.
We estimated our grocery bill before we got to the cashier.They estimated that there were two thousand people at the soccer game.
synonyms:
calculate, compute, figure, reckon
similar words:
appraise, assess, evaluate, gauge, guess, judge, project, rate, value
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: e stih miht
definition: a careful guess as to the amount, size, or value of something.
My estimate of the total was off by only a few dollars.
synonyms:
estimation, evaluation
similar words:
deduction, guess
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