|Origin:||, past participle of aestimare 'to think important'|
es‧ti‧mate2 S3 W3 [transitive]
be estimated to be/have/cost etc
The tree is estimated to be at least 700 years old.
estimate something at something
Organizers estimated the crowd at 50,000.
Scientists estimate that smoking reduces life expectancy by around 12 years on average.
estimate how many/what etc
It is not easy to estimate how many people have the disease.
heroin with an estimated street value of £50,000
—estimator noun [countable]