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to estimate costs

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  • estimate — noun / estɪmət/ 1. a calculation of the probable cost, size or time of something ● Can you give me an estimate of how much time was spent on the job? ♦ at a conservative estimate probably underestimating the final figure ● Their turnover has… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • estimate — noun / estɪmət/ 1. a calculation of probable cost, size or time of something ♦ these figures are only an estimate these are not the final accurate figures ● Can you give me an estimate of how much time was spent on the job? 2. a calculation by a… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • estimate — es•ti•mate v. [[t]ˈɛs təˌmeɪt[/t]] n. [[t] mɪt, ˌmeɪt[/t]] v. mat•ed, mat•ing, n. 1) to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to estimate costs[/ex] 2) to form an… …   From formal English to slang

  • estimate — I (approximate cost) noun admeasurement, aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, approximate calculation, approximate judgment of value, approximate value, approximation, assessment, calculation, charge, computation, considered guess, educated guess …   Law dictionary

  • estimate — ▪ I. estimate es‧ti‧mate 1 [ˈestmt] noun [countable] 1. a calculation of what the value, size, amount etc of something will probably be: • They were able to give us a rough estimate (= a not very exact one ) of the cost. • Even the most …   Financial and business terms

  • estimate — 01. His [estimate] for the renovations to our house was $2,250. 02. He [estimated] it would cost $45 to fix my bicycle. 03. In my [estimation], his scheme won t work. 04. Police [estimated] the crowd at 2,000. 05. I [ …   Grammatical examples in English

  • estimate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. consider, gauge, judge; value, appraise, evaluate, rate, assess, measure; compute, reckon, calculate. n. judgment, opinion, appraisal, report, criticism; calculation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An… …   English dictionary for students

  • estimate — {{11}}estimate (n.) 1560s, valuation, from L. aestimatus, verbal noun from aestimare (see ESTEEM (Cf. esteem)). Earlier in sense power of the mind (mid 15c.). Meaning approximate judgment is from 1580s. As a builder s statement of projected costs …   Etymology dictionary

  • estimate — Gen Mgt [m1]1. an approximate calculation of an uncertain value. An estimate may be a reasonable guess based on knowledge and experience or it may be calculated using more sophisticated techniques designed to forecast projected costs, profits,… …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Good faith estimate — A good faith estimate must be provided by a mortgage lender or broker in the United States to a customer, as required by the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). The estimate must include an itemized list of fees and costs associated… …   Wikipedia

  • Construction estimate — From US Dept of Labor Accurately forecasting the cost, size, and duration of future projects is vital to the survival of any business. Cost estimators develop the cost information that business owners and managers need to make a bid for a… …   Wikipedia

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