Synonyms of estimate
1 calculate roughly • His personal riches were estimated at over £8 million.
value • I have had my jewellery valued for insurance purposes.
judge • It is important to judge the weight of your washing load.
reckon • The sale has been held up because the price is reckoned to be too high.
assess • The test was to assess aptitude rather than academic achievement.
evaluate • Trained nurses are required to evaluate the patients' individual needs.
gauge • See if you can gauge his reaction to the offer.
number • One widely cited report numbered the dead at over 10,000.
appraise • Many companies were prompted to appraise their recruitment policies.
2 thinkDictionary • Officials estimate it will be two days before electricity is restored to the island.
think • She thought he was about seventeen years old.
believe • I believe you have something of mine.
consider • I had always considered myself a strong, competent woman.
rate • The film was rated excellent by 90 per cent of children.
judge • It will take a few more years to judge the impact of these ideas.
hold • She holds that it is not admissible to ordain women.
guess • I guess I'm just being paranoid.
reckon (informal) • He reckoned he was still fond of her.
conjecture • This may or may not be true; we are all conjecturing here.
surmise • He surmised that he had discovered one of the illegal streets.
1 approximate calculation • This figure is five times the original estimate.
guess • He took her pulse and made a guess at her blood pressure.
reckoning • By my reckoning we were seven or eight kilometres away.
assessment • inflated assessments of mortgaged property
valuation • The valuations reflect prices at 1 April 1999.
appraisal • He has resisted being drawn into the business of cost appraisal.
ballpark figure (informal)
2 assessmentDictionary • I was wrong in my estimate of his capabilities.
assessment • He was referred to a psychiatric hospital for assessment.
opinion • That has improved my already favourable opinion of him.
belief • It is my belief that a common ground can be found.
appraisal • Self-appraisal is never easy.
evaluation • Evaluation is standard practice for the training course.
judgment • In your judgment, what has changed over the past few years?
estimation • estimations of pre-tax profits of £12.5 million
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• He has resisted being drawn into the business of cost appraisal.
appraisalIf you make an appraisal of something, you consider it carefully and form an opinion about it.
• Self-appraisal is never easy.
sizing up (informal),
sizing up (informal),
appraiseIf you appraise something or someone, you consider them carefully and form an opinion about them.
• Many companies were prompted to appraise their recruitment policies.
Thesaurus for estimate from the Collins English Thesaurus
to form an approximate idea of (distance, size, cost, etc); calculate roughly; gauge