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estimate
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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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
  • Harry estimated that their owners were fewer than twenty feet away, but the cascading river made it impossible to tell for sure.
  • He slithered over the side of the dragon and plummeted feetfirst toward the surface of the lake; the drop was greater than he had estimated and he hit the water hard, plunging like a stone into a freezing, green, reed-filled world.

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

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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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