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
keep an account of
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"
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.
To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process.
To plan something, especially something morally wrong.
Origin: From calculatus, perfect passive participle of calculo, from calculus.
to ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute
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
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
to plan; to expect; to think
to make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'calculate' in Verbs Frequency: #468
The numerical value of calculate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of calculate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I calculate that in a couple of weeks we'll be ready to continue with the process.
The real challenge for them is to step up and calculate market by market, what is a fair wage.
I don't know how they calculate the figure but there were many researchers from universities who came to assess it.
This is just an initial estimate and it will take time to assess the extent of damage and calculate the cost of rebuilding.
If you ever find yourself in a jam, just take a moment to sit and think; calculate things, look at every angle, and then wonder where all that jam came from.”
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- изчислявам, пресмятамBulgarian
- calcularCatalan, Valencian
- kalkulovat, spočítatCzech
- kalkulieren, ausrechnen, rechnen, berechnenGerman
- suunnitella, laskelmoida, laskeaFinnish
- tomhaisScottish Gaelic
- kikalkulál, kiszámít, számítást végez, számol, kitervelHungarian
- 計算, 見積もる, たくらむ, 算定, 算出Japanese
- 정산하다, 꾀하다, 계산하다Korean
- uitwerken, plannen, rekenen, berekenenDutch
- kalkulować, wyliczaćPolish
- calcula, socotiRomanian
- подсчи́тывать, счита́ть, вычисля́тьRussian
- kalkulirati, izračunatiSerbo-Croatian
- räkna ut, beräkna, räknaSwedish
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