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Definition of Calculate

Calculate

  1. To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. To plan; to expect; to think.
  5. To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute.

Calculate Quotations

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
Isaac Newton

The reality is that we are all economists. We all deal with scarcity as we make choices and calculate how to ration various items and resources that we consume, produce and utilize.
Kurt Bills

Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
James Madison

The malaria parasite has been killing children and sapping the strength of whole populations for tens of thousands of years. It is impossible to calculate the harm malaria has done to the world.
Bill Gates

There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation. It is an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.
George Washington
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Calculate Translations

calculate in Danish is beregne
calculate in Dutch is calculeren, rekenen, berekenen
calculate in Finnish is laskea
calculate in French is calculent, calculons, compter, calculez, calculer
calculate in German is berechnen, planen, berrechnen
calculate in Italian is calcolare, fare i conti
calculate in Norwegian is regne
calculate in Portuguese is calcule
calculate in Spanish is calcular, suputar
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