- calculated risk,
- calculating machine,
Origin of calculated
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.
Origin of calculate
Examples from the Web for calculated
Even though it was a school day—about fifth period, I calculated—the arcade was filled with seventh graders.
Maybe Americans are willing to look at someone who does something different from the calculated.
The Economist has calculated that it spends $170 billion annually in the United States alone.
Taylor Swift just used a calculated business decision, cloaked in artistic integrity, to pave the way for a digital music war.Taylor Swift Dumps Spotify, Igniting Turf War Between Spotify and Apple|Dale Eisinger|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Odds against chance in a review of spontaneous telepathy studies have been calculated, Radin says, at “22 billion to 1.”Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is a little longer than I calculated, but it was due to unexpected troubles.Through Space to Mars|Roy Rockwood
He meditated and calculated day and night, and formed great plans of campaign to collect the most absolutely necessary cash.Dame Care|Hermann Sudermann
Never had he calculated more exactly just how he should aim in order to bring the success he craved.The Outdoor Chums After Big Game|Captain Quincy Allen
Service such as this, then, finds many to appreciate it and is calculated to bind people closely to us by our good services.De Officiis|Marcus Tullius Cicero
Waddell has calculated tables of such equivalent uniform loads.
adjective (usually prenominal)
- to suppose; think
- to intend (to do something)
Word Origin for calculate
1863, "devised beforehand," past participle adjective from calculate. Earlier, "suited, apt" (1722).
1560s, "to compute, to estimate by mathematical means," from Latin calculatus, past participle of calculare "to reckon, compute," from calculus (see calculus). Meaning "to plan, devise" is from 1650s. Replaced earlier calculen (mid-14c.), from Old French calculer. Related: Calculable.