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Definitions of calculate

  1. To conclude or estimate by calculation; believe or think. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To compute mathematically; figure up or out; reckon; estimate; plan. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. 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.
  4. To count or reckon: to adjust. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. To plan; to expect; to think. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To make a computation; to rely; with or or upon. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To make a calculation: to estimate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. judge to be probable Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To compute; to reckon. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. To compute; to reckon; to adjust; to adapt. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. 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.
  16. Calculator. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Calculative. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. CALCULABLE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for calculate

  1. Calculate the quantity of milk used by each member of your household. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  2. I can't stop to calculate it for you in pounds or francs. – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
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