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estimated, past participle; estimated, past tense; estimating, present participle; estimates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity, or extent of
    • - the aim is to estimate the effects of macroeconomic policy on the economy
    • - it is estimated that smoking causes 100,000 premature deaths every year
    • - an estimated cost of $140,000,000
  1. An approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something
    • - at a rough estimate, our staff is recycling a quarter of the paper used
  2. A written statement indicating the likely price that will be charged for specified work or repairs
    • - compare costs by getting estimates from at least two firms
  3. A judgment of the worth or character of someone or something
    • - his high estimate of the poem

  1. an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
  2. judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
  3. a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody; "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"; "in my estimation the boy is innocent"
  4. calculate: judge to be probable
  5. appraisal: a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
  6. a statement indicating the likely cost of some job; "he got an estimate from the car repair shop"
  7. Estimation is the calculated approximation of a result which is usable even if input data may be incomplete or uncertain.
  8. (Estimates) In countries using the Westminster system the Estimates are a series of legislative proposals to parliament outlining how the government will spend its money.
  9. (Estimation (project management)) In project management (i.e., for engineering), accurate estimates are the basis of sound project planning. Many processes have been developed to aid engineers in making accurate estimates, such as *compartmentalization (i.e. ...
  10. (Estimation (statistics)) Estimation theory is a branch of statistics and signal processing that deals with estimating the values of parameters based on measured/empirical data that has a random component. ...
  11. A rough calculation or guess; A document (or verbal notification) specifying how much a job will probably cost; To calculate roughly, often from imperfect data
  12. (estimation) The process of making an estimate; The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate; Esteem or favourable regard
  13. (Estimated) Data that is the result of filtering two or more signals; COMPARE: derived, filtered, measured, raw, selected, smoothed
  14. (Estimated) Information that is based on calculations that may include statistical assumptions about sampling, or biological assumptions about the relationship between an observed variable (e.g., an index of abundance) to the variable of interest (e.g., number of mature individuals). ...
  15. (Estimated) The amount of recovery dollars that Washington state expects to receive from the federal government, based on either preliminary federal allocations or pending competitive grant applications.
  16. (Estimated) Usage is determined by your past energy use or the past usage history of your location. This may be done when your meter cannot be located or accessed.
  17. (Estimated) financial aid award is not final due to federal student aid file pending verification or expenses to be paid by the award have not been finalized. After verification of file is complete, a Pending status will appear for the Action.
  18. The estimated time for leaving the departure gate and pulling up to the arrival gate, provided in local airport times.
  19. (Estimates) Except in the most routine cases it is difficult to estimate how many hours of work will be required to complete a matter, bearing in mind the variety of circumstances that may arise. However, guidance as to likely costs will be given, where possible, on request. ...
  20. (estimates) A guess on the part of a service department with respect to the nature of a vehicle's problem and cost of repairing it. ...
  21. (Estimates) Any estimate that may be given will be a probable fee based on our experience of the work you have asked us to do.  If the work turns out to be more complicated or takes longer than we anticipated then we may require to increase our estimate to take account of this. ...
  22. (estimates) The departmental expenditure plans consisting of main estimates, tabled annually, and supplementary estimates, tabled as required. Consideration of the estimates is a major component of the business of supply.
  23. (Estimates) The Studio issues estimates. These estimates are subject to revision due to suppliers’ increased charges or changes in the Client’s specifications or brief in the course of production. Estimates exceeding 30 days are subject to alteration at the sole discretion of the Studio.
  24. (Estimates) The estimated cost of an interstate move is usually based on the weight of the shipment, the distance it’s shipped and any additional services the customer wants, such as packing. The estimate in a local move is generally based on the amount of time it will take to complete the move. ...
  25. (2. Estimates) An estimate for a repair will be communicated to the customer in order to seek their approval to proceed with the repair. If approval is granted then the repair will proceed and the goods dispatched according to the schedule given to the customer. ...