computed; computing
Definition of compute
: to determine especially by mathematical means
Compute the area of the triangle.
also
: to determine or calculate by means of a computer
computing pi to over one billion places
1
: to make calculation : reckon
They compute by weight in selling grain.
2
: to use a computer
3
informal
: to make sense
No matter how you do the math, it will not work … . It simply does not compute.— Chuck Finder
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The first known use of compute was in 1579
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