## EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ESTIMATE

He looked above to estimate the ground he could cover on the morrow.

Now this, it seems to me, is my point of departure for the estimate of my possible resources.

Lessing is obsessed with too high an estimate of the Captivi.

She could not feel that she had been wrong in her estimate of John Gilman.

Had she grown so accustomed to her aunt Judith's estimate of Mabel that she could accept it?

For one thing, he must be able to estimate distance with some degree of accuracy.

There was nothing of the Warden's estimate in these eyes; nothing of cruelty nor deceit nor greed.

He is a soldier, and knows how to estimate the chances of the woods.

I grieve to say that you were right in your estimate of his character.

Her first estimate of the characters of the two men seemed to be correct.

## RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ESTIMATE

### figures

verbcalculate, compute### forecast

nounprediction, often of weather or business### forecasting

verbpredict, guess### gauge

verbmeasure, judge### gauges

verbmeasure, judge### gauging

verbmeasure, judge### guess

nounbelief, speculation- assumption
- ballpark figure
- conclusion
- conjecture
- deduction
- divination
- estimate
- fancy
- feeling
- guesstimate
- guesswork
- hunch
- hypothesis
- induction
- inference
- judgment
- notion
- opinion
- postulate
- postulation
- prediction
- presumption
- presupposition
- reckoning
- shot
- shot in the dark
- sneaking suspicion
- stab
- supposal
- supposition
- surmisal
- surmise
- suspicion
- theory
- thesis
- view