- the act of estimating
- an estimate, opinion, or judgment
- esteem; regard
Origin of estimationMiddle English estimacioun from Old French estimacion from Classical Latin aestimatio
- a. The act or an instance of estimating: Estimation of the storm damage took weeks.b. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate: the cost estimation is $500.
- An opinion or judgment: In my estimation, that is a good book.
- Favorable regard; esteem: held her teacher in high estimation.
From Old French estimacion, from Latin aestimatio.