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Definitions of calculate

  1. keep an account of Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. predict in advance Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. make a mathematical calculation or computation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. judge to be probable Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To plan; to expect; to think. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To add, subtract, multiply, or divide (any sum) to find the result; to determine by any process of reasoning; estimate. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. To make a computation; to rely; with or or upon. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Calculative. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To count or reckon: to adjust. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. To make a calculation: to estimate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. CALCULABLE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. Calculator. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. To compute; to reckon. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. To compute mathematically; figure up or out; reckon; estimate; plan. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. To compute; to reckon; to adjust; to adapt. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. To conclude or estimate by calculation; believe or think. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. To perform any operation in arithmetic or mathematics in order to find a result; to compute; to estimate anything. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. kal'k[=u]-l[=a]t, 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. CALCUL[=A]'TION, the art or process of calculating: estimate: forecast.--adj. CAL'CUL[=A]TIVE, relating to calculation.--n. CAL'CUL[=A]TOR, one who calculates. [L. calcul[=a]re, -[=a]tum, to reckon by help of little stones--calculus, dim. of calx, a little stone.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  25. Compute (w. noun or clause, or abs.) by figures; ascertain beforehand (event, date, &c.) by exact reckoning; plan deliberately (t. & i., esp. in intr. part. & p.p =cold-blooded, selfish); (usu. pass.) arrange, adapt, (conduct, apparatus, &c.) for (purpose), to (do); (in p.p.) fit, suitable, to do; rely upon; (United States) suppose, believe. Hence calculative a. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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