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Etymology[]

From Latin calculātus, perfect passive participle of calculō (I reckon, originally by means of pebbles) < calculus (a pebble).

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /kæɫkjuːleɪt/

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Calculate

Third person singular
calculat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Calculate (third-person singular simple present calculat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) (mathematics) 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.
  2. (intransitive) (mathematics) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process.
  3. (intransitive) To plan something, especially something morally wrong.

Synonyms[]

  • (determine value of or solution to): compute, reckon (old), work out
  • (determine values or solutions): compute, reckon (old)
  • (plan): plan, plot, scheme

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