noun 
1. 
estimate  an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take" 


estimation,
approximation,
idea 


figuring,
computation,
calculation,
reckoning the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods



scalage the act of scaling in weight or quantity or dimension



credit rating,
credit an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments



guessing,
guesswork,
dead reckoning,
guess,
shot navigation without the aid of celestial observations



guesstimate,
guestimate an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing



overrating,
overreckoning,
overestimate,
overestimation a calculation that results in an estimate that is too high



underestimate,
underestimation,
underrating,
underreckoning an estimation that is too low; an estimate that is less than the true or actual value

2. 
estimate  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" 


estimation 


assessment,
judgement,
judgment the market value set on assets



appraisal an expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something



capitalisation,
capitalization the sale of capital stock

3. 
estimate  the respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability" 


estimation 


esteem,
regard,
respect the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"



reputation,
report the general estimation that the public has for a person; "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"; "he was a person of bad report"

4. 
estimate  a statement indicating the likely cost of some job; "he got an estimate from the car repair shop" 


statement a document showing credits and debits

verb 
1. 
estimate  judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds" 


gauge,
approximate,
guess,
judge 


compute,
cipher,
cypher,
figure,
calculate,
reckon,
work out understand; "He didn't figure her"



overrate,
overestimate make too high an estimate of; "He overestimated his own powers"



lowball,
underestimate make a deliberately low estimate; "The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"



quantise,
quantize apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor; "Quantize gravity"



misgauge gauge something incorrectly or improperly



put,
place,
set attribute or give; "She put too much emphasis on her the last statement"; "He put all his efforts into this job"; "The teacher put an interesting twist to the interpretation of the story"



give proffer (a body part); "She gave her hand to her little sister"



lowball,
underestimate make a deliberately low estimate; "The construction company wanted the contract badly and lowballed"



assess estimate the value of (property) for taxation; "Our house hasn't been assessed in years"



make act in a certain way so as to acquire; "make friends"; "make enemies"



reckon,
count take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"



truncate make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"



guesstimate estimate based on a calculation
