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calculate

verb

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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

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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

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3 to work out the details of (something) in advance
  • calculated the best route to take to the coast

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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

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5 to place reliance or trust
  • we know we can calculate on you following through, whatever the assignment

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The first known use of calculate was in 1542

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“Calculate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/calculate. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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