form an estimate
index calculate, gauge, measure

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  • form an opinion — index conclude (decide), construe (comprehend), decide, deem, estimate, evaluate, gauge …   Law dictionary

  • estimate — ► NOUN 1) an approximate calculation. 2) a written statement indicating the likely price that will be charged for specified work. 3) a judgement or appraisal. ► VERB ▪ form an estimate of. DERIVATIVES estimation noun estimator …   English terms dictionary

  • estimate — n. & v. n. 1 an approximate judgement, esp. of cost, value, size, etc. 2 a price specified as that likely to be charged for work to be undertaken. v.tr. (also absol.) 1 form an estimate or opinion of. 2 (foll. by that + clause) make a rough… …   Useful english dictionary

  • estimate — Synonyms and related words: account as, add, adjudge, adjudicate, algebraize, analyzing, appraisal, appraise, appraisement, appraising, appreciate, appreciation, approximate, approximation, ascertain, assay, assess, assessing, assessment, assize …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Estimate — Es ti*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estimated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estimating}.] [L. aestimatus, p. p. of aestimare. See {Esteem}, v. t.] 1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data, either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estimate — [es′tə māt΄; ] for n. [, es′təmit] vt. estimated, estimating [< L aestimatus, pp. of aestimare: see ESTEEM] 1. to form an opinion or judgment about 2. to judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.);… …   English World dictionary

  • estimate — I (approximate cost) noun admeasurement, aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, approximate calculation, approximate judgment of value, approximate value, approximation, assessment, calculation, charge, computation, considered guess, educated guess …   Law dictionary

  • Estimate of the Situation — The Estimate of the Situation [The term estimate of the situation is generic, often used in military intelligence to describe a type of early report on an important subject.] was a document supposedly written in 1948 by the personnel of United… …   Wikipedia

  • estimate — estimatingly, adv. estimator, n. v. /es teuh mayt /; n. /es teuh mit, mayt /, v., estimated, estimating, n. v.t. 1. to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to… …   Universalium

  • estimate — es•ti•mate v. [[t]ˈɛs təˌmeɪt[/t]] n. [[t] mɪt, ˌmeɪt[/t]] v. mat•ed, mat•ing, n. 1) to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to estimate costs[/ex] 2) to form an… …   From formal English to slang

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