Estimate and Tell


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Estimate verb – To make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding.
Tell is an antonym for estimate.
Nearby Words: estimation, estimable, estimated, estimating, estimator
Antonyms for Estimate


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Estimate is an antonym for tell in topics: communicate, calculate, understand, narrate, carry weight.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Antonyms for Tell
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Common collocations

time estimate time tell time
location estimate location tell location

Both words in one sentence

  • The whole song is about how the protagonist is by his own estimate just some random idiot but is a huge celebrity in France for, as far as he can tell, no reason whatsoever.
  • Badger's policies mean it's impossible to tell exactly how many he wrote, but the estimate works out at one 158 page book every twelve days.
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