Synonyms and Antonyms of calculate
1 to determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations the family has been calculating what a week at the beach resort would end up costing Synonyms of calculate cipher, compute, figure, reckon, work out Words Related to calculate add up, average, sum, tally, total, totalize; add, divide, multiply, subtract; allow (for), deduct, factor (in or into or out), figure in; figure out, solve (for); count, itemize, number; calibrate, gauge (also gage), measure, scale; assess, appraise, estimate, evaluate, rate, value; recalculate, recompute, refigure
2 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement I calculate that this job will take another two days to finish Synonyms of calculate estimate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge (also gage), guess, judge, make, place, put, reckon, supposeWords Related to calculate conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understandNear Antonyms of calculate calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out
3 to work out the details of (something) in advance calculated the best route to take to the coast Synonyms of calculate arrange, blueprint, budget, plan, chart, choreograph, design, frame, lay out, map (out), organize, prepare, project, scheme (out), shape, strategize (about)Words Related to calculate conspire, contrive, devise, intrigue, machinate, plot, put up; concert, get up; draft, outline, sketch; aim, figure, have on, intend, mean; contemplate, meditate, premeditate
4 to have in mind as a purpose or goal I calculate to run a marathon from start to finish—even if it kills me Synonyms of calculate aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, intend, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], look, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purposeWords Related to calculate dream, hope, wish; consider, debate, mull (over), ponder; attempt, endeavor, strive, struggle, try; plot, scheme; accomplish, achieve, effect, execute, perform
5 to place reliance or trust we know we can calculate on you following through, whatever the assignment Synonyms of calculate depend, count, lean, reckon, relyWords Related to calculate commit, confide, entrust (also intrust), trustNear Antonyms of calculate distrust, mistrust, question, suspect
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