# calculate

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**calculate**— [[t]kæ̱lkjʊleɪt[/t]] calculates, calculating, calculated 1) VERB If you calculate a number or amount, you discover it from information that you already have, by using arithmetic, mathematics, or a special machine. [V n] From this you can… …22

**calculate**— verb 1 work out a number, etc. ADVERB ▪ accurately, exactly, precisely ▪ It s difficult to calculate precisely what we ve spent. ▪ mentally PREPOSITION …23

**calculate**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. compute, reckon; count, appraise; estimate; informal, consider, deem, figure. See numeration, expectation, plan. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To determine, especially by using mathematics] Syn. compute,… …24

**calculate*/*/**— [ˈkælkjʊˌleɪt] verb [T] 1) to discover a number or amount by using mathematics Calculate the size of the angle.[/ex] He calculates that the proposal would cost £4 million.[/ex] 2) to make a judgment about what is likely to happen or be true It s… …25

**calculate**— /kal kyeuh layt /, v., calculated, calculating. v.t. 1. to determine or ascertain by mathematical methods; compute: to calculate the velocity of light. 2. to determine by reasoning, common sense, or practical experience; estimate; evaluate; gauge …26

**calculate**— verb /kæɫkjuːleɪt/ a) 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. b) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process. Syn: compute,… …27

**calculate**— See calculate, reckon, guess …28

**calculate**— [16] Calculate comes from the past participial stem of the Latin verb calculāre, a derivative of the noun calculus, which meant ‘pebble’. This was almost certainly a diminutive form of Latin calx, from which English gets calcium and chalk. The… …29

**calculate on**— include as an essential element in one s plans. → calculate …30

**calculate**— verb 1》 determine mathematically. 2》 (calculate on) include as an essential element in one s plans. 3》 intend (an action) to have a particular effect. 4》 US dialect suppose. Derivatives calculative adjective Origin ME: from late L. calculat ,… …