what is difference between estimate and estimation
- æstimate (archaic)
Borrowed from Latin aestimatus, past participle of aestimō, older form aestumo (“to value, rate, esteem”); from Old Latin *ais-temos (“one who cuts copper”), meaning one in the Roman Republic who mints money. See also the doublet esteem, as well as aim.
- IPA(key): /ˈɛstɨmɨt/ (noun)
- IPA(key): /ˈɛstɨˌmeɪ̪t/ (verb)
estimate (plural estimates)
- A rough calculation or assessment of the value, size, or cost of something.
- (construction and business) A document (or verbal notification) specifying how much a job is likely to cost.
- An upper limitation on some positive quantity.
- ballpark estimate
estimate (third-person singular simple present estimates, present participle estimating, simple past and past participle estimated)
- To calculate roughly, often from imperfect data.
- To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data.
- estimate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- Douglas Harper (2001–2021), “estimate”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.
- estimate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- etatisme, meatiest, seat time, tea-times, teatimes, étatisme
- inflection of estimare:
- second-person plural present indicative
- second-person plural imperative
- feminine plural of estimato
- mestiate, metatesi
- æstimation (archaic)
From Middle English estimacioun, estimacion, from Old French estimacion, from Latin aestimatio.
Morphologically estimate + -ion
- IPA(key): /ɛstɪˈmeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
estimation (countable and uncountable, plural estimations)
- The process of making an estimate.
- The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate.
- Esteem or favourable regard.
- æstimation (obsolete)
estimer + -ation.
- IPA(key): /ɛs.ti.ma.sjɔ̃/
estimation f (plural estimations)
- estimate; estimation (rough calculation or guess)
- “estimation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).