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verb com·pute \kəm-ˈpyüt\

Simple Definition of compute

  • : to find out (something) by using mathematical processes

Full Definition of compute

com·put·edcom·put·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to determine especially by mathematical means; also :  to determine or calculate by means of a computer

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to make calculation :  reckon

  5. 2 :  to use a computer



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