Its own estimate of three hundred tallies with that of another survey.
A conservative estimate of the bill, so far, is about £22,000.
At least one estimate puts the total tab at $7 million.
CERI is not a Nuclear Industry "estimate".
There's a lot of uncertainty in that estimate.
It's beautiful, but bigger than your estimate.
At a rough estimate, the army must have covered 250 miles that day.
We got estimates from three different contractors.
I know him well enough to form an estimate of his abilities.
If you estimate a quantity or value, you make an approximate judgment or calculation of it.
Try to estimate how many steps it will take to get to a close object...
I estimate that the total cost for treatment will be $12,500...
An estimate is an approximate calculation of a quantity or value.
...the official estimate of the election result...
This figure is five times the original estimate...
An estimate is a judgment about a person or situation which you make based on the available evidence.
I hadn't been far wrong in my estimate of his grandson's capabilities.
An estimate from someone who you employ to do a job for you, such as a builder or a plumber, is a written statement of how much the job is likely to cost.
The shop also offers a curtain-making and fitting service. Quotes and estimates can be prepared by computer on the spot.
The painter's estimate for painting the whole house was 1000 dollars.
This is an outside estimate of the price.
We got estimates from three different contractors before accepting the lowest.
I don't know her well enough to form an estimate of her abilities.
vt. & vi.
估计; 评价, 评估
The gardener estimated that it would take him four hours to weed the garden.
We estimate the cost to be five thousand dollars.
We estimated his character highly.
1. an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth;
- " "an estimate of what it would cost" "
- " "a rough idea how long it would take" "
2. a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody;
- " "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life" "
- " "in my estimation the boy is innocent" "
3. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
4. a statement indicating the likely cost of some job;
- " "he got an estimate from the car repair shop" "
5. the respect with which a person is held;
- " "they had a high estimation of his ability" "
1. judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time);
- " "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds" "
2. judge to be probable
- 2.又称 :估计［量］(estimator )
at a rough estimate
late Middle English: from Latin aestimat- 'determined, appraised', from the verb aestimare. The noun originally meant 'intellectual ability, comprehension' (only in late Middle English), later 'valuing, a valuation' (compare with estimation). The verb originally meant 'to think well or badly of someone or something' (late 15th cent.), later 'regard as being, consider to be' (compare with esteem)