Word of the Week 22nd February 2016

Word of the Week 22nd February 2016

Estimate

Definition:

Noun: an approximate calculation or judgement of the value, number, quantity or extent of something.
Verb: roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity or extent of.

Example: The aim is to estimate how many students come to school without a pen/At a rough estimate, approximately 25% of students come to school without a pen.

Synonym: rough calculation, approximation, estimation, educated/informed guess.