verb (used with object), cal·cu·lat·ed, cal·cu·lat·ing.
- to think; guess.
- to intend; plan.
verb (used without object), cal·cu·lat·ed, cal·cu·lat·ing.
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Origin of calculate
OTHER WORDS FROM calculatepre·cal·cu·late, verb (used with object), pre·cal·cu·lat·ed, pre·cal·cu·lat·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for calculate
In those states, margin is calculated among votes cast for Republicans only.Almost Everyone Trump Endorses Wins Their Primary … But Is He Padding His Record?|Nathaniel Rakich (email@example.com)|August 26, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Previously, Chrome’s filtering had focused more on “URL-based blocks” versus dynamically calculating the impact of individual ads, according to Kershaw.Google Chrome’s new ‘heavy ads’ blocker catches some publishers by surprise|Lara O'Reilly|August 26, 2020|Digiday
Companies calculate profits per employees by dividing their net income by the number of their full-time employees.Here’s how much these tech giants are making in profit per employee|jonathanvanian2015|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Kennedy, the founder and former chief executive of human resources software platform Topia, calculated that statistic before launching her congressional campaign—because she’s hoping to be the first.Brynne Kennedy could be the first female tech founder to serve in Congress|ehinchliffe|August 24, 2020|Fortune
The S&P 500 dropped roughly 6% in the two weeks following the election, Fortune calculated, while the Dow fell around 5% in the two weeks “as litigation threatened to prolong the uncertainty,” McLoughlin writes.Here’s what could happen to stock markets if the Trump-Biden election results are contested|Anne Sraders|August 18, 2020|Fortune
It is impossible to calculate the full effect that watching this on television, listening on the radio must have had on Sam.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’|Peter Guralnick|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than a year ago, we asked experts to calculate the cost of electing a Congress in 2016 that would pass fundamental reform.Our New SuperPAC Is Going to Change American Politics for $12 Million|Lawrence Lessig, Mark McKinnon|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A nutritionist can also help you calculate your consumption with a food diary, and can pinpoint your top sources of sodium.
There is also an argument that it makes more sense to calculate consumption rather than income.
In some parts of the world it's virtually impossible to calculate the number of executions.Florida Drags Down U.S. on Amnesty International’s Global Death Penalty Report|Nico Hines|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If I sue your husband for back rents, you'd not be quite so independent, I calculate.Verner's Pride|Mrs. Henry Wood
It is impossible to calculate the numbers with any likelihood of accuracy.The Soul of John Brown|Stephen Graham
Above all, you do not calculate the chief part of one's expenditure,—the unforeseen.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I can think of the whole thing and calculate the chances as calmly as if it were an affair in which I was in no way concerned.Rujub, the Juggler|G. A. Henty
"I calculate you'd best both of you talk," said Scattergood.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
British Dictionary definitions for calculate
- to suppose; think
- to intend (to do something)