HyperDic: estimation

English > 4 senses of the word estimation:
NOUNcommunicationestimation, appraisal, estimatea document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
cognitionestimation, estimatethe respect with which a person is held
cognitionestimation, estimate, approximation, ideaan approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
actestimation, estimatea judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
estimation > pronunciation
Soundseh.stahmey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > estimation: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation).
Synonymsappraisal, estimate
Narroweroverestimate, overestimation, overvaluation, overappraisalAn appraisal that is too high
Broadercommercial document, commercial instrumentA document / document of or relating to commerce / commerce
Spanishevaluación, tasación, tasa, valoración
Verbsestimatejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
English > estimation: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe respect with which a person is held.
Example"they had a high estimation of his ability"
Synonymestimate
Narrowerreputation, reportThe general estimation that the public has for a person
Broaderrespect, esteem, regardAn attitude of admiration or esteem
Spanishapreciación, estimación
English > estimation: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth.
Synonymsestimate, approximation, idea
Narrowercredit rating, creditAn estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoningAn estimate based on little or no information
guesstimate, guestimateAn estimate that combines reasoning with guessing
overestimate, overestimation, overrating, overreckoningA calculation that results in an estimate that is too high
scalageestimation of the amount of lumber in a log
underestimate, underestimation, underrating, underreckoningAn estimation that is too low
Broadercalculation, computation, figuring, reckoningproblem solving that involves numbers or quantities
Spanishaproximación, estimación, idea, presupuesto
Catalanidea
Verbsestimatejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
English > estimation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA judgment of the qualities of something or somebody.
Example "in my estimation the boy is innocent"
Synonymestimate
NarrowerappraisalAn expert estimation of the quality, quantity, and other characteristics of someone or something
capitalization, capitalisationAn estimation of the value of a business
Broaderjudgment, judgement, assessmentThe act of judging / judging / judging or assessing a person or situation or event
Spanishestimación
Catalanestimació
Verbsestimatejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

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