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English verb: calculate

1. calculate (cognition) make a mathematical calculation or computation


Synonymscipher, compute, cypher, figure, reckon, work out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)reason


Narrower (hyponym)add, add together, approximate, average, average out, budget, capitalise, capitalize, deduct, differentiate, divide, estimate, extract, extrapolate, factor, factor in, factor out, fraction, gauge, guess, integrate, interpolate, judge, miscalculate, misestimate, multiply, process, prorate, quantise, quantize, recalculate, resolve, solve, subtract, survey, take off


Verb groupwork out


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths

2. calculate (cognition) judge to be probable


Synonymscount on, estimate, figure, forecast, reckon


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)allow, take into account

3. calculate (possession) keep an account of


Synonymsaccount


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Narrower (hyponym)balance, bill, charge, compound, credit, debit, overbalance

4. calculate (communication) predict in advance


Synonymsforecast


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)anticipate, call, forebode, foretell, predict, prognosticate, promise

5. calculate (cognition) specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public


Synonymsaim, direct


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)designate, destine, intend, specify

6. calculate (cognition) have faith or confidence in


SamplesYou can count on me to help you any time.
Look to your friends for support.
You can bet on that!.
Depend on your family in times of crisis.


Synonymsbet, count, depend, look, reckon


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bank, rely, swear, trust









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