Translation of estimate in Spanish:


calcular, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɛstəˌmeɪt/ /ˈɛstɪmeɪt/ /ˈɛstəmət/ /ˈɛstɪmət/

See Spanish definition of calcular

transitive verb

  • 1

    (calculate approximately)
    (price/number/age) calcular
    to estimate sth at sth
    • But which valuation methods are most suitable for estimating these external costs?
    • For that reason, estimating the net asset value can be a dangerous business.
    • The average mean dose of irradiation was six times the quantity estimated by the doctor.
    • Road accidents are estimated to cost the equivalent of seven billion pounds per year.
    • Much interior and exterior repair work has to be done, at a cost yet to be estimated.
    • It is imperative that companies understand their real costs when estimating a job.
    • One important clue comes from estimating the rate at which sediments were deposited.
    • Nor is there any suggestion that publishers are hopelessly inaccurate when estimating future sales.
    • The company recently won the account, which is conservatively estimated to be worth £6 million.
    • Experts estimate that between 70 % and 80 % of wireless networks are insecure.
    • Police experts estimated the bike could have achieved speeds of up to 70 mph.
    • Some researchers have estimated that obesity causes about 300,000 deaths in the U.S. annually.
    • Officials estimate that Britons alone lose £150 million a year to such frauds.
    • The mark-up of imports of U.S. goods through Dubai is estimated at twenty percent.
    • National wheat consumption is estimated at 131,000 tonnes and a further 1,500 tonnes is required for seed production.
    • Total manufacturing capacity is estimated at 500 tonnes a year.
    • Casualties on both sides are estimated at two million including half a million dead.
    • Migraine is estimated to account for 20 % of all absenteeism due to sickness.
    • The cost of the investment in these five projects is estimated at 60 million.
    • The estimated cost of producing electric power from anaerobic digestion of animal manure is 3.7 to 5.4 cents per kilowatt-hour.
  • 2estimated past participle

    (cost/speed) aproximado
    estimated time of arrival hora de llegada previsto
  • 3

    (form judgment of)
    (outcome/ability) juzgar
    (outcome/ability) valorar
    what do you estimate his chances to be? ¿qué posibilidades crees que tiene?


  • 1

    (rough calculation)
    cálculo aproximado masculine
    at a rough estimate haciendo un cálculo aproximado
    • to make an estimate hacer un cálculo
    • Current market estimates place values of more than €500 million on the airline.
    • Though such estimates may be of value for research or policy purposes, using them to scare the public cannot be considered legitimate.
    • Official estimates put the value of the conference to the Manchester economy at more than £2m.
    • Our estimate of that value may be incorrect, in fact it almost certainly is.
    • I must stress that this is only an estimate and not a calculation.
    • It includes cases studies of couples undergoing treatment as well as a rough estimate of costs.
    • In which case, a calculator and some rough estimates might help.
    • Some estimates put the value of 100GB of enterprise data at one million dollars.
    • Current estimates value the ISP at £340 million - half what it was estimated to be worth a year ago.
    • Of course, such calculations are estimates and are subject to many uncertainties.
    • This involves making an estimate of the value of the contract.
    • In practice, however, this doesn't yield accurate estimates of the graduation rate.
    • The $2.8 million is a conservative estimate based on records from the House and Senate clerks' offices.
    • Conservative estimates indicate that this could lead to a further 4,000 additional vacancies.
    • Reliable estimates of the prevalence of this condition are difficult to obtain because of the diversity of identifiable causes.
    • Last year's estimates put the cost of the project at $1.13 billion.
    • The most optimistic estimates predict less than half this number will actually turn out.
    • There was no estimate available from any source of the number of demonstrators.
    • Their estimates of the size of the impact, however, are probably excessive.
    • According to some estimates, the building society is worth more than €1 billion.
  • 2

    (of costs)
    presupuesto masculine
    • The cost of simply getting a quote or estimate for its repair will likely amount to a fair percentage of the replacement cost.
    • They were told to get an estimate of the likely cost of ramps and bring it before parish councillors again.
    • He said the company carries out measurements for homes and provides estimates free of charge.
    • Merton Council, which owns the building, says it is getting estimates for its repair.
    • Mr Soady said the firm has submitted two estimates for repairs to Total and was now waiting for a reply.
    • It is important to remember that estimates are not written in a vacuum.
    • To prevent reorders and delays, they needed to be able to write accurate estimates.
    • Instead, from time to time, she obtained other estimates for repairing and making the house safe.
    • Whatever your final choice, be sure and get a detailed estimate in writing.
    • The estimate is too often viewed as a necessary administrative step to get sales.
  • 3 formal

    valoración feminine formal
    juicio masculine
    • His real kindness was shown by genial estimates of character and liberal appreciation of the labours of others engaged in kindred studies.
    • It's how you make any sort of estimate of the character of a public figure.
    • They can only make fair estimates of their physical characteristics or their personality traits.