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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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

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

4. calculate (communication) predict in advance


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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