### What does **calculation** mean?

# Definitions for **calculation**

ˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃəncal·cu·la·tion

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### Princeton's WordNet

calculation, computation, computing(noun)

the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning(noun)

problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

calculation, deliberation(noun)

planning something carefully and intentionally

"it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"

### Wiktionary

calculation(Noun)

The act or process of calculating.

calculation(Noun)

The result of calculating.

calculation(Noun)

Reckoning, estimate.

By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.

calculation(Noun)

An expectation based on circumstances.

### Webster Dictionary

Calculation(noun)

the act or process, or the result, of calculating; computation; reckoning, estimate

**Etymology:**[OE. calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.]Calculation(noun)

an expectation based on circumstances

**Etymology:**[OE. calculation, fr. L. calculatio; cf. OF. calcucation.]

### Freebase

Calculation

A calculation is a deliberate process that transforms one or more inputs into one or more results, with variable change. The term is used in a variety of senses, from the very definite arithmetical calculation of using an algorithm, to the vague heuristics of calculating a strategy in a competition, or calculating the chance of a successful relationship between two people. For example, multiplying 7 by 6 is a simple algorithmic calculation. Estimating the fair price for financial instruments using the Black–Scholes model is a complex algorithmic calculation. Statistical estimations of the likely election results from opinion polls also involve algorithmic calculations, but produces ranges of possibilities rather than exact answers. To calculate means to ascertain by computing. The English word derives from the Latin calculus, which originally meant a small stone in the gall-bladder. It also meant a pebble used for calculating, or a small stone used as a counter in an abacus. The abacus was an instrument used by Greeks and Romans for arithmetic calculations, preceding the slide-rule and the electronic calculator, and consisted of perforated pebbles sliding on an iron bars.

### Editors Contribution

calculation

The act and process of to calculate.

The computer calculation was accurate, easy and simple.

Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020

### British National Corpus

Nouns Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'calculation' in Nouns Frequency: #1676

### Anagrams for calculation »

auction call

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of calculation in Chaldean Numerology is:

**1**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of calculation in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**3**

### Examples of calculation in a Sentence

I'm going to tell the truth, to the best of my ability. Even that's hard, given the amount of information and the fact that I have said from the beginning I'm not a human tape recorder. You can't push a button, and I can't recall precisely, in detail, granularly, conversations, emails, events from 2016, but I'm going to do my best to tell the truth, without

**calculation**of whom it benefits or whom it detracts.There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another if the first

**calculation**is wrong, we make a second better we find comfort somewhere.To get the Assad regime to negotiate, we're going to have to make it clear to him that there is a determination by everybody to seek that political outcome and change his

**calculation**about negotiating, that's under way right now. And I am convinced that, with the efforts of our allies and others, there will be increased pressure on Assad.Plausible deniability has always been central to post-revolutionary Iran's strategic

**calculation**.I think it is possible over the next several months that we both see a shift in

**calculation**in the Russians and a recognition that it's time to bring the civil war in Syria to a close.

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## Translations for **calculation**

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- حسبArabic
- изчисление, разчет, предположениеBulgarian
- càlculCatalan, Valencian
- výpočetCzech
- kalkulo, kalkuladoEsperanto
- calculo, conjetura, cómputoSpanish
- محاسبهPersian
- lasku, laskelma, laskenta, laskeminenFinnish
- calculFrench
- ríomh, suimIrish
- tomhasScottish Gaelic
- חישובHebrew
- हिसाबHindi
- kalkuloIdo
- contoItalian
- calculātiō, calculoLatin
- cálculo, apuração, cômputoPortuguese
- calculare, calculRomanian
- вычислениеRussian
- uträkning, beräkning, räknandeSwedish
- கணக்கீடுTamil
- hesaplamaTurkish
- phép tínhVietnamese

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