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Noun: estimation  ,e-stu'mey-shun
  1. A document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
    - appraisal, estimate
  2. The respect with which a person is held
    "they had a high estimation of his ability";
    - estimate
  3. An approximate calculation of quantity, degree or worth
    "an estimation of what it would cost";
    - estimate, approximation, idea
  4. A judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    "in my estimation the boy is innocent";
    - estimate

Derived forms: estimations

Type of: assessment, calculation, commercial document, commercial instrument, computation, esteem, figuring, judgement, judgment, reckoning, regard, respect

Encyclopedia: Estimation