estimate

Part of speech: verb

To form a general opinion about; compute; rate.

Part of speech: noun

A valuation based on opinion.

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Usage examples "estimate":

  1. Now she could give herself the luxury of one last look, one last estimate; for she had made a miracle of a bargain for her figs. - "The Front Yard", Constance Fenimore Woolson.
  2. The addition of America to the map had spiritual effects which it is difficult to estimate in any proper terms. - "The Unity of Civilization", Various.
  3. We may well add now a respectful estimate of games as art. - "Literature in the Elementary School", Porter Lander MacClintock.