see estimate

1.

If you estimate a quantity or value, you make an approximate judgment or calculation of it.

Try to estimate how many steps it will take to get to a close object...

I estimate that the total cost for treatment will be $12,500...

He estimated the speed of the winds from the degree of damage...

Some analysts estimate its current popularity at around ten per cent...

• **estimated**

There are an estimated 90,000 gangsters in the country.

2.

An estimate is an approximate calculation of a quantity or value.

...the official estimate of the election result...

This figure is five times the original estimate...

3.

An estimate is a judgment about a person or situation which you make based on the available evidence.

I hadn't been far wrong in my estimate of his grandson's capabilities.

4.

An estimate from someone who you employ to do a job for you, such as a builder or a plumber, is a written statement of how much the job is likely to cost.

Estimated time of arrival

The **estimated time of arrival** (**ETA**) is the time when a ship, vehicle, aircraft, cargo, emergency service, or person is expected to arrive at a certain place.

Pronunciation examples for estimated

1. are estimated.

2. So we've estimated

3. "I'd have estimated one.

4. that's what they estimated.

5. "One unknown estimated female."

Examples of use of estimated

1. CalPERS estimated the ban would require it to divest an estimated $2 billion from 10 companies.

2. Geological Survey estimated its magnitude at 5.0; the Tsunami Warning Center estimated it at 4.5.

3. There are an estimated 600,000 bicycle rickshaws in New Delhi serving an estimated 4 million customers.

4. Last year, the Pentagon estimated that 20,000 hired guns worked in Iraq; the Government Accountability Office estimated 48,000.

5. So far, an estimated 800 people out of an estimated 40,000 daily readers have canceled their subscriptions, reporters said.