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Another word for calculate

  1. To ascertain by mathematics

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  2. To make a judgment as to the worth or value of

Another word for calculate

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  • 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