verb (used with object), es·ti·mat·ed, es·ti·mat·ing.
verb (used without object), es·ti·mat·ed, es·ti·mat·ing.
Origin of estimate
Synonyms for estimate
Examples from the Web for self-estimate
Historical Examples of self-estimate
By the way, ought one to say “self-estimate” or “self-esteem”?Marge Askinforit
It is the conclusion borne out by Mark Twain's own self-estimate.The Ordeal of Mark Twain
Van Wyck Brooks
The correctness of self-estimate marks the difference between the cultivated and the uncultivated mind.Talks on Writing English
That was just what Ray Ingraham did see; only he hardly set it down in his self-estimate at its full value.The Other Girls
Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
Should he be at any time inclined to such a self-estimate, let him refer his judgment to his ‘Prometheus’ and ‘Rhcus.’
Word Origin for estimate
1560s, "valuation," from Latin aestimatus, verbal noun from aestimare (see esteem). Earlier in sense "power of the mind" (mid-15c.). Meaning "approximate judgment" is from 1580s. As a builder's statement of projected costs, from 1796.
1530s, "appraise the worth of," from Latin aestimatus, past participle of aestimare "to value, appraise" (see esteem). Meaning "form an approximate notion" is from 1660s. Related: Estimated; estimates; estimating.