Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “estimate”

See all translations

estimate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈestɪmeɪt/
B2 to guess the cost, size, value, etc of something: [+ that] They estimate that a hundred people were killed in the accident. The number of dead is estimated at a hundred.Guesses and assumptions
estimated adjective B2 an estimated cost
Translations of “estimate”
in Korean 추정하다…
in Arabic يُخَمِّن…
in French estimer, évaluer…
in Turkish tahmin etmek, tahminde bulunmak…
in Italian valutare, stimare, prevedere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 估計, 估算, 估價…
in Russian подсчитывать, оценивать…
in Polish oceniać, szacować…
in Spanish estimar, calcular…
in Portuguese estimar…
in German schätzen, beurteilen…
in Catalan estimar, calcular…
in Japanese ~を見積もる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 估计, 估算, 估价…
(Definition of estimate verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “estimate”

Definitions of “estimate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck out

to be very lucky

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More