Another word for estimate
An appraisal of the value of something
A considered guess
To make a rough or tentative appraisal
appraise, approximate, rate, value, evaluate, count, number, reckon, guess, judge, gauge, figure, measure, calculate, figure costs, assess, assay, account, compute, prepare an estimate, furnish an estimate, set a value on, set a figure, budget, prepare a budget, do the cost accounting, get figures for, guesstimate*, give a ballpark figure*; see also calculate 1.
To form an opinion about
consider, reckon, figure, evaluate, appraise, suspect, predict, suppose, prophesy, reason, think, expect, regard, judge, deem, view, rate, class, rank, look upon, surmise, conjecture, determine, decide, conclude, size up*.
estimate, in this comparison, refers broadly to the forming of a personal opinion or judgment; appraise implies the aim of giving an accurate or expert judgment, as of value or worth to appraise a new house; evaluate also connotes an attempt at an exact judgment, but rarely with reference to value in terms of money let us evaluate the evidence; rate implies assignment of comparative value, quality, etc. he is rated the best in his field See also syn. study at calculate.
Another word for estimateverb
To calculate approximately:approximate, place, put, reckon, set1. See precise
To make a judgment as to the worth or value of:appraise, assay, assess, calculate, evaluate, gauge, judge, rate1, size up, valuate, value. Idiom: take the measure of. See value