recalculate

verb
re·​cal·​cu·​late | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkal-kyə-ˌlāt How to pronounce recalculate (audio) \
recalculated; recalculating; recalculates

Definition of recalculate

transitive + intransitive

: to calculate again recalculated the price with the discount applied It allows a single program to perform more than one task at a time. For example, a spreadsheet … could recalculate in the background while you continue entering new data.— Jackie Fox

First Known Use of recalculate

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Recalculate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recalculate. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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