# Another word for calculate

# Another word for calculate

To determine, especially by using mathematics

To determine by reasoning or evaluating

#### Synonym Study

- Reckon , an informal substitute for compute , suggests the use of simple arithmetic such as can be performed mentally to reckon the days before elections
- Estimate implies the judging, usually in advance, of a quantity, cost, etc. and connotes an approximate result to estimate the cost of building a house
- Compute suggests simpler mathematics and implies a determinable, hence precise, result to compute the volume of a cylinder
- Calculate refers to the mathematical determination of a quantity, amount, etc. and usually implies the use of higher mathematics to calculate distances in astronomy