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estimation meaning and definition


Definition of estimation (noun)

  1. a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
  2. the respect with which a person is held
    • "they had a high estimation of his ability"
    • synonyms: estimate
  3. an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
  4. a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    • "many factors are involved in any estimate of human life"; "in my estimation the boy is innocent"
    • synonyms: estimate
Source: Princeton University Wordnet