Associations to the word «Calculate»


CALCULATE, verb. (transitive) (mathematics) To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.
CALCULATE, verb. (intransitive) (mathematics) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process; reckon.
CALCULATE, verb. (intransitive) (US) (dialect) To plan; to expect; to think.
CALCULATE, verb. 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.
CALCULATE, verb. To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end.

Dictionary definition

CALCULATE, verb. Make a mathematical calculation or computation.
CALCULATE, verb. Judge to be probable.
CALCULATE, verb. Keep an account of.
CALCULATE, verb. Predict in advance.
CALCULATE, verb. Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public.
CALCULATE, 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".

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