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Meaning of ESTIMATION

Pronunciation:  `estu'meyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
  3. [n]  the respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability"
  4. [n]  a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
 

ESTIMATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: appraisal, approximation, estimate, estimate, estimate, idea
 
 See Also: assessment, calculation, capitalisation, capitalization, commercial document, commercial instrument, computation, dead reckoning, esteem, figuring, guess, guessing, guesstimate, guesswork, guestimate, judgement, judgment, overappraisal, overestimate, overestimate, overestimation, overestimation, overrating, overreckoning, overvaluation, reckoning, regard, report, reputation, respect, scalage, shot, underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoning

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Es`ti*ma"tion\, n. [L. aestimatio, fr. aestimare:
cf. F. estimation. See {Esteem}, v. t.]
1. The act of estimating. --Shak.

2. An opinion or judgment of the worth, extent, or quantity
   of anything, formed without using precise data; valuation;
   as, estimations of distance, magnitude, amount, or moral
   qualities.

         If he be poorer that thy estimation, then he shall
         present himself before the priest, and the priest,
         and the priest shall value him.       --Lev. xxvii.
                                               8.

3. Favorable opinion; esteem; regard; honor.

         I shall have estimation among multitude, and honor
         with the elders.                      --Wisdom viii.
                                               10.

4. Supposition; conjecture.

         I speak not this in estimation, As what I think
         might be, but what I know.            --Shak.

Syn: Estimate; calculation; computation; appraisement;
     esteem; honor; regard. See {Estimate}, n.

 
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