verb (used with object), estimated, estimating.
to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately:
to estimate the cost of a college education.
to form an opinion of; judge.
verb (used without object), estimated, estimating.
to make an estimate.
an approximate judgment or calculation, as of the value, amount, time, size, or weight of something.
a judgment or opinion, as of the qualities of a person or thing.
a statement of the approximate charge for work to be done, submitted by a person or business firm ready to undertake the work.
to form an approximate idea of (distance, size, cost, etc); calculate roughly; gauge
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to form an opinion about; judge: to estimate one’s chances
to submit (an approximate price) for (a job) to a prospective client
(transitive) (statistics) to assign a value (a point estimate) or range of values (an interval estimate) to a parameter of a population on the basis of sampling statistics See estimator
an approximate calculation
a statement indicating the likely charge for or cost of certain work
a judgment; appraisal; opinion
verb (used with object), estranged, estranging. 1. to turn away in feeling or affection; make unfriendly or hostile; alienate the affections of: Their quarrel estranged the two friends. 2. to remove to or keep at a distance: The necessity for traveling on business has estranged him from his family. 3. to divert from the original […]
noun 1. an act or instance of evaluating or appraising. 2. (especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.
[self-ev-i-duh nt, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈɛv ɪ dənt, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. evident in itself without proof or demonstration; axiomatic. self-evident adjective 1. containing its own evidence or proof without need of further demonstration
verb (used with object), evolved, evolving. 1. to develop gradually: to evolve a scheme. 2. to give off or emit, as odors or vapors. verb (used without object), evolved, evolving. 3. to come forth gradually into being; develop; undergo evolution: The whole idea evolved from a casual remark. 4. Biology. to develop by a process […]