# Another Word For Estimate

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## Meaning

The word "estimate" refers to an approximate calculation or judgment of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something. When you estimate, you make an educated guess based on available information rather than knowing it for certain.

### Synonyms

- Approximation
- Assessment
- Calculation
- Evaluation
- Judgment

### Antonyms

- Certainty
- Fact
- Precision
- Accuracy
- Conclusion

### Etymology

The word "estimate" comes from the Latin word "aestimare," which means "to value" or "to appraise." It entered the English language in the late 14th century.

### Examples

- The teacher asked us to estimate the total cost of the project before we began.
- After considering several factors, she provided an estimate for how long the repairs would take.
- It's important to estimate the time needed to complete your assignments to manage your schedule effectively.
- The contractor gave us a rough estimate of the expenses involved in remodeling our kitchen.
- When analyzing survey data, researchers often estimate the mean and median values to summarize the results.