Definitions For Estimate


  • A judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
  • An approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
  • The respect with which a person is held
  • A document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
  • A statement indicating the likely cost of some job
  • A guess that you make based on the information you have about the size, amount, etc., of something
  • A statement about how much a job will cost
  • An opinion or judgment about how good or bad something is


  • Judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
  • Judge to be probable
  • To give or form a general idea about the value, size, or cost of (something) : to make an estimate of (something)

Is Estimate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Estimate is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Estimate in a Sentence

  • They estimated the distance at about three miles.
  • We need to estimate how much paint we'll need for the job.
  • The cost of the project has been estimated at about 10 million dollars.
  • According to government estimates, current oil reserves are 10 percent lower than they were a year ago.
  • One conservative estimate is that he stole five million dollars.
  • We solicited several estimates for the project.

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