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tr.v. es·ti·mat·ed, es·ti·mat·ing, es·ti·mates
1. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
2. To form an opinion about; evaluate: "While an author is yet living we estimate his powers by his worst performance" (Samuel Johnson).
n. (-mĭt)
a. A tentative evaluation or rough calculation, as of worth, quantity, or size: an estimate of the damage caused by the storm.
b. A statement of the approximate cost of work to be done, such as a building project or car repairs.
2. A judgment based on one's impressions; an opinion: I have a high estimate of his character.

[Latin aestimāre, aestimāt-.]

es′ti·ma′tive adj.
es′ti·ma′tor n.
Synonyms: estimate, appraise, assess, evaluate, rate1
These verbs have to do with the consideration of judgment in ascertaining value or weighing the relative merits of something: estimated the street value of the drugs to be $500,000; appraised the diamond ring; assessing real estate for investors; evaluated a student's thesis for content and organization; rated the restaurant higher than any other in the city.


approximate; roughly calculated


[ˈɛstɪmeɪtɪd] adj [quantity, value] → estimé(e)
There are an estimated 90,000 gangsters in the country
BUT On estime à 90 000 le nombre de malfaiteurs dans le pays.
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Unerringly impelling this dead, impregnable, uninjurable wall, and this most buoyant thing within; there swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life, only to be adequately estimated as piled wood is --by the cord; and all obedient to one volition, as the smallest insect.
Luker tested the Diamond, weighed the Diamond and estimated the value of the Diamond, before he answered a word.
Good observers have estimated that sediment is deposited by the great Mississippi river at the rate of only 600 feet in a hundred thousand years.
Johnson, but now the extent of my aversion is not to be estimated.
In France they are estimated to be about fifteen per cent.
The initial speed had been, very fortunately, much above that estimated by the Cambridge Observatory; but the Cambridge Observatory had nevertheless made a mistake.
External receipts in FY2016 are estimated at Rs 751.
6655 imposes a penalty for the underpayment of estimated taxes by a corporation.
His estimated risk is also much lower than in the reference 2, which Cox himself quotes, "Poultry is the most common cause of sporadic cases of campylobacteriosis in the United States" (Economic Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture) (3).
This enables the estimator to determine the box or window into which the work being estimated should fit, based on the organization's past performance.
When an estimate is made using a statistical sample, the estimated value would be expected to be different if a different sample selection was taken from the same population using exactly the same type of sample design and the same sample size.
2003) have shown that the estimated standard errors produced by S-Plus can systematically underestimate the true variability of fitted linear parameters in semiparametric GAMs.

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