Definitions for calculative-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cal•cu•la•tionˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act or process of calculating; computation.

    Category: Math

  2. the result of calculating.

  3. an estimate based on the known facts; forecast.

  4. forethought; prior or careful planning.

  5. scheming selfishness.

Origin of calculation:

1350–1400; ME < LL

cal′cu•la`tive-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv(adj.)cal`cu•la′tion•al

Princeton's WordNet

  1. calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd(adj)

    used of persons

    "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"


  1. calculative(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or involving calculation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Calculative(adj)

    of or pertaining to calculation; involving calculation


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