### What does **calculate** mean?

# Definitions for **calculate**

ˈkæl kyəˌleɪtcal·cu·late

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### Princeton's WordNet

calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure(verb)

make a mathematical calculation or computation

calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast(verb)

judge to be probable

account, calculate(verb)

keep an account of

forecast, calculate(verb)

predict in advance

calculate, aim, direct(verb)

specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon(verb)

have faith or confidence in

"you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

### Wiktionary

calculate(Verb)

To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.

Calculate the square root of 3 to 10 decimal places.

**Etymology:**From calculatus, perfect passive participle of calculo, from calculus.calculate(Verb)

To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process.

**Etymology:**From calculatus, perfect passive participle of calculo, from calculus.calculate(Verb)

To plan something, especially something morally wrong.

**Etymology:**From calculatus, perfect passive participle of calculo, from calculus.

### Webster Dictionary

Calculate(verb)

to ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute

Calculate(verb)

to ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of; as, to calculate or cast one's nativity

Calculate(verb)

to adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end; as, to calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people

Calculate(verb)

to plan; to expect; to think

Calculate(verb)

to make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Calculate

kal′kū-lāt,

*v.t.*to count or reckon: to think out: to adapt, fit (only passive, with*for*): (*U.S.*) to think, purpose.—*v.i.*to make a calculation: to estimate.—*adjs.***Cal′culable**;**Cal′culating**, given to forethought, deliberately selfish and scheming.—*n.***Calculā′tion**, the art or process of calculating: estimate: forecast.—*adj.***Cal′culātive**, relating to calculation.—*n.***Cal′culātor**, one who calculates. [L.*calculāre*,*-ātum*, to reckon by help of little stones—*calculus*, dim. of*calx*, a little stone.]

### Editors Contribution

calculate

To create a value using a mathematical process.

To calculate you need to know the simple process and then its easy.

Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020

### British National Corpus

Verbs Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'calculate' in Verbs Frequency: #468

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of calculate in Chaldean Numerology is:

**2**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of calculate in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**6**

### Examples of calculate in a Sentence

Even if we have a fire drill and we use diesel to set a small fire we have to

**calculate**the amounts, these are chemical reactions so we know that if you set fire to one liter of diesel you know how much carbon will come out.The fisheries

**calculate**the maximum acceptable death rate caused by humans in this population at 2.4 per year before the population is threatened, so these two deaths are significant, before the settlement, there was no obligation to investigate or report the deaths.We can't say things are better, or that slave labor has migrated to the cities, and it's almost impossible to

**calculate**numbers, slave labor is like Silly Putty. Every time you squeeze it, it assumes a different form.What we are discussing now is the methodology, the way to

**calculate**this, the results will reflect the actual situation in 2014, which could be affected by corruption, but also other variables such as prices.I am still standing, talking directly to the people at home and to the nation about what I think we need to win, i'm not trying to

**calculate**my answers and find some middle ground politically. I'm trying to win.

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## Translations for **calculate**

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- حسبArabic
- изчислявам, пресмятамBulgarian
- calcularCatalan, Valencian
- kalkulovat, spočítatCzech
- kalkulieren, ausrechnen, rechnen, berechnenGerman
- kalkuliEsperanto
- calcularSpanish
- suunnitella, laskelmoida, laskeaFinnish
- calculerFrench
- tomhaisScottish Gaelic
- חישבHebrew
- kikalkulál, kiszámít, számítást végez, számol, kitervelHungarian
- calcolareItalian
- 計算, 見積もる, たくらむ, 算定, 算出Japanese
- 정산하다, 꾀하다, 계산하다Korean
- ຄຳນວນLao
- tatauMāori
- တွက်Burmese
- uitwerken, plannen, rekenen, berekenenDutch
- kalkulować, wyliczaćPolish
- calcularPortuguese
- calcula, socotiRomanian
- подсчи́тывать, счита́ть, вычисля́тьRussian
- kalkulirati, izračunatiSerbo-Croatian
- räkna ut, beräkna, räknaSwedish

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