Associations to the word «Estimation»


ESTIMATION, noun. The process of making an estimate.
ESTIMATION, noun. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate.
ESTIMATION, noun. Esteem or favourable regard.

Dictionary definition

ESTIMATION, noun. A document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation).
ESTIMATION, noun. The respect with which a person is held; "they had a high estimation of his ability".
ESTIMATION, noun. 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, noun. 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".

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke