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as in: to estimate Define
to roughly calculate or guess (based on incomplete information) a value, quantity, or extent of something
  • He had passed his life in estimating people (it was part of the medical trade), and in nineteen cases out of twenty he was right.

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  • What do you estimate this will cost?
  • Can you estimate the cost?

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as in: a cost estimate of $100 Define
a rough calculation or guess (based on incomplete information) of a value, quantity, or extent of something
  • This image could not fail to recommend itself to Morris Townsend, and he continued to give proof of the high estimation in which he held her.

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  • What is the estimate to repair the car?
  • I hope her estimate of less than $100 is good because I only have $100.

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as in: to estimate Define
to roughly calculate or guess (based on incomplete information) a value, quantity, or extent of something
as in: a cost estimate of $100 Define
a rough calculation or guess (based on incomplete information) of a value, quantity, or extent of something
as in: I'm looking at 3 estimates Define
a written description of work with the expected amount it will cost
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