(?), n. [L. aestimatio, fr. aestimare: cf. F. estimation. See Esteem, v. t.] 1. The act of estimating. Shak.
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2. An opinion or judgment of the worth, extent, or quantity of anything, formed without using precise data; valuation; as, estimations of distance, magnitude, amount, or moral qualities.
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If he be poorer that thy estimation, then he shall present himself before the priest, and the priest, and the priest shall value him.
Lev. xxvii. 8.
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3. Favorable opinion; esteem; regard; honor.
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I shall have estimation among multitude, and honor with the elders.
Wisdom viii. 10.
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4. Supposition; conjecture.
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I speak not this in estimation,
As what I think might be, but what I know.

Syn. -- Estimate; calculation; computation; appraisement; esteem; honor; regard. See Estimate, n.
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