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Webster 1913 Edition


Estimation

Esˊti-ma′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
aestimatio
, fr.
aestimare
: cf. F.
estimation
. See
Esteem
,
Verb.
T.
]
1.
The act of estimating.
Shak.
2.
An opinion or judgment of the worth, extent, or quantity of anything, formed without using precise data; valuation;
as,
estimations
of distance, magnitude, amount, or moral qualities
.
If he be poorer that thy
estimation
, then he shall present himself before the priest, and the priest, and the priest shall value him.
Lev. xxvii. 8.
3.
Favorable opinion; esteem; regard; honor.
I shall have
estimation
among multitude, and honor with the elders.
Wisdom viii. 10.
4.
Supposition; conjecture.
Syn. – Estimate; calculation; computation; appraisement; esteem; honor; regard. See
Estimate
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Estimation

ESTIMA'TION

,
Noun.
[L. oestimatio.] The act of estimating.
1.
Calculation; computation; an opinion or judgment of the worth, extent or quantity of any thing, formed without using precise data. We may differ in our estimations of distance, magnitude or amount, and no less in our estimation of moral qualities.
1.
Esteem; regard; favorable opinion; honor.
I shall have estimation among the multitude, and honor with the elders.

Definition 2022


estimation

estimation

English

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Noun

estimation (plural estimations)

  1. The process of making an estimate.
  2. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate.
  3. Esteem or favourable regard.

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Etymology

estimer + -ation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.ti.ma.sjɔ̃/

Noun

estimation f (plural estimations)

  1. estimate; estimation (rough calculation or guess)