Estimate vs. Expected

Estimate vs. Expected — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Estimate and Expected

Estimateverb

To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).

Expectedverb

To look forward to the probable occurrence or appearance of

expecting a phone call.expects rain on Sunday.

Estimateverb

To form an opinion about; evaluate

"While an author is yet living we estimate his powers by his worst performance" (Samuel Johnson).

Expectedverb

To consider likely or certain

expect to see them soon. See Usage Note at anticipate.

Estimatenoun

A tentative evaluation or rough calculation, as of worth, quantity, or size

an estimate of the damage caused by the storm.

Expectedverb

To consider reasonable or due

We expect an apology.
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Estimatenoun

A statement of the approximate cost of work to be done, such as a building project or car repairs.

Expectedverb

To consider obligatory; require

The school expects its pupils to be on time.

Estimatenoun

A judgment based on one's impressions; an opinion

I have a high estimate of his character.

Expectedverb

(Informal) To presume; suppose.

Estimatenoun

A rough calculation or assessment of the value, size, or cost of something.

Expectedverb

To be pregnant. Used in progressive tenses

My wife is expecting again.
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Estimatenoun

(construction and business) A document (or verbal notification) specifying how much a job is likely to cost.

Expectedadjective

Anticipated; thought to be about to arrive or occur

The expected storm never arrived.

Estimatenoun

An upper limitation on some positive quantity.

Expectedverb

simple past tense and past participle of expect

Estimateverb

To calculate roughly, often from imperfect data.

Expectedadjective

considered likely or probable to happen or arrive;

prepared for the expected attack

Estimateverb

To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data.

Expectedadjective

looked forward to as probable

Estimatenoun

an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth;

an estimate of what it would costa rough idea how long it would take

Expectedadjective

expected to become or be; in prospect;

potential clientsexpected income

Estimatenoun

a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody;

many factors are involved in any estimate of human lifein my estimation the boy is innocent

Estimatenoun

a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)

Estimatenoun

a statement indicating the likely cost of some job;

he got an estimate from the car repair shop

Estimatenoun

the respect with which a person is held;

they had a high estimation of his ability

Estimateverb

judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time);

I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

Estimateverb

judge to be probable