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Definition 1: make a mathematical calculation or computation - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for calculate in the sense of this definition

(calculate is a kind of ...) think logically

"The children must learn to reason"

(... is a kind of calculate ) find the solution

"solve an equation" "solve for x"

(... is a kind of calculate ) combine by multiplication

"multiply 10 by 15"

(... is a kind of calculate ) perform a division

"Can you divide 49 by seven?"

(... is a kind of calculate ) estimate the value of

(... is a kind of calculate ) calculate a derivative; take the derivative

(... is a kind of calculate ) calculate the integral of; calculate by integration

(... is a kind of calculate ) plot a map of (land)

(... is a kind of calculate ) judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)

"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

(... is a kind of calculate ) make a budget

(... is a kind of calculate ) compute the present value of a business or an income

(... is a kind of calculate ) make a subtraction

"subtract this amount from my paycheck"

(... is a kind of calculate ) make an addition by combining numbers

"Add 27 and 49, please!"

(... is a kind of calculate ) apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor

"Quantize gravity"

(... is a kind of calculate ) calculate the root of a number

(... is a kind of calculate ) perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information

"The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"

(... is a kind of calculate ) divide or assess proportionally

"The rent was prorated for the rest of the month"

(... is a kind of calculate ) calculate incorrectly

"I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"

(... is a kind of calculate ) calculate anew

"The costs had to be recalculated"

(... is a kind of calculate ) compute the average of

(... is a kind of calculate ) resolve into factors

"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"

(calculate has a similar meaning as ...) be calculated

"The fees work out to less than $1,000"

(calculate belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 2: specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for calculate in the sense of this definition

(calculate is a kind of ...) design or destine

"She was intended to become the director"

Definition 3: judge to be probable - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for calculate in the sense of this definition

(calculate is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(... is a kind of calculate ) allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something

"I allow for this possibility" "The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"

Definition 4: have faith or confidence in - [verb of cognition]

Samples where calculate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for calculate in the sense of this definition

(calculate is a kind of ...) have confidence or faith in

"We can trust in our government"

Definition 5: predict in advance - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for calculate in the sense of this definition

(calculate is a kind of ...) make a prediction about; tell in advance

"Call the outcome of an election"

Definition 6: keep an account of - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for calculate in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of calculate ) accounting: enter as credit

"We credit your account with $100"

(... is a kind of calculate ) compute credits and debits of an account

(... is a kind of calculate ) cause to be off balance

"It is not desirable to overbalance the budget"

(... is a kind of calculate ) enter as debit

(... is a kind of calculate ) calculate principal and interest

(... is a kind of calculate ) demand payment

"Will I get charged for this service?" "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"

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