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es·ti·mate

 (ĕs′tə-māt′)
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)
1.
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.

estimated

(ˈɛstɪmeɪtɪd)
adj
approximate; roughly calculated
Translations

estimated

[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. To have you confined as nurse in his apartment!
In France they are estimated to be about fifteen per cent., and in Britain they exceed this proportion.[1] There seems to be nothing to hinder their being increased in this country to at least treble their present amount.
The initial speed had been, very fortunately, much above that estimated by the Cambridge Observatory; but the Cambridge Observatory had nevertheless made a mistake.
"At how many degrees," asked Nicholl, "is the temperature of the planetary spaces estimated?"
When appropriately used with approval from a regulatory agency, these factors will have a significant positive effect on estimated PM emissions.
It only requires that next year's budget estimates be balanced--that estimated revenue equal estimated spending.
During 1992, law enforcement personnel made an estimated 14 million arrests for all crimes other than traffic violations.
* Revenue Receipts for 1993-94 have been estimated at Rs.
Thus, if the estimated annual growth of merchantable timber for an acre of forest, in cubic feet per year, is known, it can be multiplied by 33.4 (30.6 x 2.18/2) to get an estimate of the annual carbon storage in pounds of carbon per acre per year.

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