form an estimate of

  • 1 form an estimate — index calculate, gauge, measure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 estimate — ► NOUN 1) an approximate calculation. 2) a written statement indicating the likely price that will be charged for specified work. 3) a judgement or appraisal. ► VERB ▪ form an estimate of. DERIVATIVES estimation noun estimator …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 estimate — n. & v. n. 1 an approximate judgement, esp. of cost, value, size, etc. 2 a price specified as that likely to be charged for work to be undertaken. v.tr. (also absol.) 1 form an estimate or opinion of. 2 (foll. by that + clause) make a rough… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 estimate — Synonyms and related words: account as, add, adjudge, adjudicate, algebraize, analyzing, appraisal, appraise, appraisement, appraising, appreciate, appreciation, approximate, approximation, ascertain, assay, assess, assessing, assessment, assize …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 estimate — I (approximate cost) noun admeasurement, aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, approximate calculation, approximate judgment of value, approximate value, approximation, assessment, calculation, charge, computation, considered guess, educated guess …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 estimate — [n] approximate calculation; educated guess appraisal, appraisement, assay, assessment, ballpark figure*, belief, conclusion, conjecture, estimation, evaluation, gauging, guess, guesstimate*, impression, judgment, measure, measurement,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 form an opinion — index conclude (decide), construe (comprehend), decide, deem, estimate, evaluate, gauge …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 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

  • 13 estimate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. consider, gauge, judge; value, appraise, evaluate, rate, assess, measure; compute, reckon, calculate. n. judgment, opinion, appraisal, report, criticism; calculation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 estimate — {{11}}estimate (n.) 1560s, valuation, from L. aestimatus, verbal noun from aestimare (see ESTEEM (Cf. esteem)). Earlier in sense power of the mind (mid 15c.). Meaning approximate judgment is from 1580s. As a builder s statement of projected costs …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 estimate — verb (estimated, estimating) –verb (t) /ˈɛstəmeɪt / (say estuhmayt) 1. to form an approximate judgement or opinion regarding the value, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately. 2. to form an opinion of; judge. –verb (i) /ˈɛstəmeɪt …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 estimate — Verb: To form an opinion from data as to the weight, value, etc. of something. Duncan v National Mut. Fire Ins. Co. 44 Colo 472, 98 P 634. Noun: An approximation or rough calculation of the size, weight, etc. of something …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 17 Good faith estimate — A good faith estimate must be provided by a mortgage lender or broker in the United States to a customer, as required by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). The estimate must include an itemized list of fees and costs associated… …

    Wikipedia

  • 18 Stein's unbiased risk estimate — In statistics, Stein s unbiased risk estimate (SURE) is an unbiased estimator of the mean squared error of a given estimator, in a deterministic estimation scenario. In other words, it provides an indication of the accuracy of a given estimator.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Good Faith Estimate — An estimate of the fees due at closing for a mortgage loan that must be provided by a lender to a borrower within three days of the lender taking a borrower s loan application. A good faith estimate is required by the Real Estate Settlement… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 20 Monocular estimate method — The monocular estimate method or monocular estimation method is a form of dynamic retinoscopy widely used to objectively measure accommodative response.[1][2] Values normally attained when performing MEM are between +0.25 and +0.50 diopters.[2]… …

    Wikipedia