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  • 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

  • make — [v1] create, build accomplish, adjust, arrange, assemble, beget, brew, bring about, cause, compose, conceive, constitute, construct, cook, cook up*, dash off*, draw on, dream up, effect, engender, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, generate …   New thesaurus

  • estimate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ official, unofficial ▪ current, recent ▪ Current estimates suggest that supplies will run out within six months. ▪ early …   Collocations 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

  • estimate — v 1. calculate approximately, reckon, figure, compute roughly, approximate, make a rough guess, make an estimate, give a ball park figure, Sl. guesstimate. 2. gauge, rate, rank, weigh, measure, Archaic. mete, judge, size, size up; appraise,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • estimate — vb 1 Estimate, appraise, evaluate, value, rate, assess, assay are comparable when meaning to judge a thing with respect to its worth. Estimate usually implies a personal and sometimes a reasoned judgment which, whether considered or casual, is by …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • make — make1 [māk] vt. made, making [ME maken < OE macian, akin to Ger machen < IE base * maĝ , to knead, press, stretch > MASON, Gr magis, kneaded mass, paste, dough, mageus, kneader] 1. to bring into being; specif., a) to form by shaping or… …   English World dictionary

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