Misestimate Mis*es"ti*mate, v. t. To estimate erroneously. --J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster]

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  • misestimate — index distort, miscalculate, misconceive, misjudge, overestimate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misestimate — (v.) 1778, from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + ESTIMATE (Cf. estimate) (v.). Related: Misestimated; misestimating …   Etymology dictionary

  • misestimate — [mis es′tə māt΄; ] for n [., mis es′təmit] vt. misestimated, misestimating to estimate incorrectly n. an incorrect estimate misestimation n …   English World dictionary

  • misestimate — misestimation, n. v. /mis es teuh mayt /; n. /mis es teuh mit/, v., misestimated, misestimating, n. v.t. 1. to estimate wrongly or inadequately. n. 2. a wrong or inadequate estimate. [1835 45; MIS 1 + ESTIMATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • misestimate — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To calculate wrongly: miscalculate, misjudge, misreckon. See CORRECT. 2. To make a mistake in judging: misjudge. See CORRECT. II noun A wrong calculation: miscalculation, misestimation, misjudgment, mis reckoning …   English dictionary for students

  • misestimate — n. incorrect estimate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misestimate — v. a. See miscalculate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • misestimate — mis·estimate …   English syllables

  • misestimate — mis•es′ti•mate v. mat•ed, mat•ing …   From formal English to slang

  • misestimate — verb (t) /mɪsˈɛstəmeɪt/ (say mis estuhmayt) (misestimated, misestimating) 1. to estimate wrongly or incorrectly. –noun /mɪsˈɛstəmət/ (say mis estuhmuht) 2. wrong estimate. –misestimation /mɪsɛstəˈmaɪʃən/ (say misestuh mayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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