Definition of Calculate

1. Verb. Make a mathematical calculation or computation.




2. Verb. Judge to be probable.
Exact synonyms: Count On, Estimate, Figure, Forecast, Reckon
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Allow, Take Into Account
Derivative terms: Calculable, Calculation, Estimator, Forecast, Forecaster

3. Verb. Keep an account of.

4. Verb. Predict in advance.

5. Verb. Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.
Exact synonyms: Aim, Direct
Generic synonyms: Designate, Destine, Intend, Specify

6. Verb. Have faith or confidence in. "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
Exact synonyms: Bet, Count, Depend, Look, Reckon
Generic synonyms: Bank, Rely, Swear, Trust
Derivative terms: Dependency

Definition of Calculate

1. v. i. To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute.

2. v. i. To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute.

Definition of Calculate

1. Verb. (transitive mathematics) To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive mathematics) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To plan something, especially something morally wrong. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calculate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Literary usage of Calculate

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"... activity is shown in Table I. By means of this table one may calculate the approximate carbon dioxide and heat output of a man during twenty-four hours. ..."

2. Memoirs of the Duke of Sully: Prime Minister to Henry the Great by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Walter Scott (1890)
"... calculate his nativity—The affair of the leles concluded with the Grand Duke of Tuscany—The Count of Bethune named Ambassador to Rome through ..."

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