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  1. cal·cu·late
    IPA[ˈkalkyəˌlāt]
  2. verb

    • 1. determine (the amount or number of something) mathematically:

      Japanese land value was calculated at 2.5 times that of the U.S he calculated that Texas would gain four new seats in the House of Representatives
      Synonym : compute, work out, reckon, figure, enumerate, determine, evaluate, quantify, assess, cost, put a figure on, add up, add together, count up, tally, total, totalize, calibrate, gauge, tot up, cast
    • 2. determine by reasoning, experience, or common sense; reckon or judge:

      I was bright enough to calculate that she had been on vacation
    • 3. include as an essential element in one's plans:

      he may have calculated on maximizing pressure for policy revision
      Synonym : expect, anticipate, reckon, bargain, rely, depend, count, bank, take as read, figure on
    • 4. intend (an action) to have a particular effect:

      his last words were calculated to wound her
      Synonym : intend, mean, design, plan, aim
    • 5. suppose or believe.

  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: calculate, 3rd person present: calculates, gerund or present participle: calculating, past tense: calculated, past participle: calculated

    • verb

      determine (the amount or number of something) mathematically:

      determine by reasoning, experience, or common sense; reckon or judge:

    • adjective

      acting in a scheming and ruthlessly determined way:
    • adjective

      (of an action) done with full awareness of the likely consequences:
    • adjective

      (of an action) done with full awareness of the likely consequences:
    • adjective

      acting in a scheming and ruthlessly determined way:
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