# Meaning of 'calculate'

## Meaning of 'calculate' (Webster Dictionary)

- To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes,
usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate;
to compute.

- To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of; as, to calculate or cast one's nativity.

- To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end; as, to calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people.

- To plan; to expect; to think.

- To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute.

- To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of; as, to calculate or cast one's nativity.

- To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end; as, to calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people.

- To plan; to expect; to think.

- To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute.

## Meaning of 'calculate' (Princeton's WordNet)

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