English - Vietnamese Dictionary
estimate /'estimit - 'estimeit/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự đánh giá, sự ước lượng
- bản kê giá cả (thầu khoán)
+an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
+a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
+a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
+a statement indicating the likely cost of some job
+the respect with which a person is held
+judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
+judge to be probable
Advanced English Dictionary
1 approximate, gauge, determine, judge, guess; assess, appraise, value, evaluate, reckon, calculate, work out, Colloq guestimate or guesstimate:
Experts estimated the cost of restoration at $10,000.
2 consider, think, believe, guess, conjecture, judge:
I estimate our chances of success as very low.
3 approximation, gauge, guess, conjecture, assessment, appraisal, evaluation, reckoning, calculation, Colloq guestimate or guesstimate:
What is your estimate of the company's value?
4 estimation, belief, opinion, judgement, thinking, feeling, sentiment, sense, (point of) view, viewpoint:
My estimate of his abilities is that he is not the man for the job.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a judgement that you make without having the exact details or figures about the size, amount, cost, etc. of sth: I can give you a rough estimate of the amount of wood you will need. + a ballpark estimate (= an approximate estimate) + official government estimates of traffic growth over the next decade + At least 5 000 people were killed, and that's a conservative estimate (= the real figure will be higher).
2 a statement of how much a piece of work will probably cost: We got estimates from three firms and accepted the lowest.
+ verb [often passive] ~ sth (at sth) to form an idea of the cost, size, value etc. of sth, but without calculating it exactly: [VN] The satellite will cost an estimated £400 million. + Police estimate the crowd at 30 000. + [VN to inf] The deal is estimated to be worth around $1.5 million. + [V (that)] We estimated (that) it would cost about £4 000. + [VN (that)] It is estimated (that) the project will last four years. + [V wh-] It is hard to estimate how many children suffer from dyslexia.
official, unofficial | current, recent
Current estimates suggest that supplies will run out within six months.
| early, initial, preliminary | accurate, fair, good, realistic, reasonable, reliable | best
Flight times in the brochure are based on our best estimate, and will be confirmed as soon as possible.
| approximate, rough | conservative, low
I think 15,000 will turn out to be a very low estimate.
According to the highest estimate, over 100,000 men died in the battle.
| optimistic, pessimistic | cost
VERB + ESTIMATE
Can you make an estimate of the numbers involved?
| give (sb), provide (sb with), submit
Three firms submitted estimates for the work.
ESTIMATE + VERB
be based on sth | indicate sth, predict sth, show sth, suggest sth
One estimate suggests that 30,000 jobs may be lost.
| put sth at
Some estimates put the figure as high as 50%.
| range, vary
Cost estimates vary from $50,000 to $200,000.
according to an/the ~
According to the revised estimate, four million people will be without homes.
| at an ~
Even at a conservative estimate, there is a lot of work to be done.
| in an/the ~
In his first estimate, he suggested a figure of £5,000.
| ~ by, ~ from
According to an estimate by a leading newspaper, she earns £40 million a year.
| ~ for
We will send you an estimate for the repairs.
| ~ of
an estimate of profits an estimate of £300 verb
currently | accurately, reliably | provisionally | conservatively
It is conservatively estimated that not less than half a million people died in the famine.
| officially, unofficially
The strike was officially estimated to have cost $80 million.
VERB + ESTIMATE
be difficult to, be hard to, be impossible to | be used to
The results of the survey were used to estimate the preferences of the population at large.
We estimated the cost at £50,000.
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