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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.
References in classic literature ?
I played the sailor and the man, fending off the skiff so that it would not mar the yacht's white paint, dropping the skiff astern on a long painter, and making the painter fast with two nonchalant half-hitches.
I stood between your mother and your father, fending off this, and fending off that, and getting crushed and pounded betwixt em; and I've done with such work.
The wild-dog was what he was, a wild-dog, cringing and sneaking, his ears for ever down, his tail for ever between his legs, for ever apprehending fresh misfortune and ill-treatment to fall on him, for ever fearing and resentful, fending off threatened hurt with lips curling malignantly from his puppy fangs, cringing under a blow, squalling his fear and his pain, and ready always for a treacherous slash if luck and safety favoured.
Ambrose's worst suspicions were confirmed; she went down the passage lurching from side to side, and fending off the wall now with her right arm, now with her left; at each lurch she exclaimed emphatically, "Damn
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.
He estimated that a company as large as Enron would have more than $300 million in directors and officers coverage.
The first is that regulations that shouldn't apply to a facility may become applicable because estimated air emission levels "triggered" a particular regulation.

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