# Definitions and Synonyms of *computation* | Another word for *computation* | What is *computation? *

*Definition 1: the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods - [noun denoting act]*

*Synonyms for computation in the sense of this definition*

*(**computation* is a kind of ...) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

*computation*is a kind of ...) a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

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*"the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"**"it was a process of trial and error"*### (... is a kind of *computation* ) (mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign

### (... is a kind of *computation* ) performing complex and lengthy numerical calculations

### (... is a kind of *computation* ) (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

*"the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"**"they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"*### (... is a kind of *computation* ) the act of calculating again (usually to eliminate errors or to include additional data)

*"recalculation yielded a much larger value"**Definition 2: problem solving that involves numbers or quantities - [noun denoting cognition]*

*Synonyms for computation in the sense of this definition*

*(**computation* is a kind of ...) the thought processes involved in solving a problem

*computation*is a kind of ...) the thought processes involved in solving a problem

*(... is a kind of **computation* ) (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values

*computation*) (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values

*(... is a kind of **computation* ) (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known

*computation*) (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known

*(... is a kind of **computation* ) a change in the units or form of an expression:

*computation*) a change in the units or form of an expression:

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*"conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"*### (... is a kind of *computation* ) an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth

*"an estimate of what it would cost"**"a rough idea how long it would take"*### (... is a kind of *computation* ) the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

### (... is a kind of *computation* ) the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)

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