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English noun: calculation

1. calculation (act) the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

Synonymscomputation, computing

Broader (hypernym)procedure, process

Narrower (hyponym)mathematical operation, mathematical process, number crunching, operation, recalculation, transposition

2. calculation (cognition) problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

Synonymscomputation, figuring, reckoning

Broader (hypernym)problem solving

Narrower (hyponym)approximation, conversion, derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, estimate, estimation, extrapolation, first derivative, idea, integral, interpolation

3. calculation (cognition) planning something carefully and intentionally

SamplesIt was the deliberation of his act that was insulting.


Broader (hypernym)planning, preparation, provision

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