Define: Point Estimate

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Point Estimate

What is the dictionary definition of Point Estimate?

Dictionary Definition

A single value given as an estimate of a parameter of a population.


Synonyms For Point Estimate

appraised value, estimated value, estimate, guess, assessed value

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Point Estimate are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 9th August 2019.