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Etymology

< [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] calculatus, pp. of calculare (to reckon, originally by means of pebbles) < calculus (a pebble)

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kæɫkjuːleɪt/

Verb

Infinitive
to calculate

Third person singular
calculat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to calculate (third-person singular simple present calculat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) (mathematics) To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.
    Calculate the square root of 3 to 10 decimal places.
  2. (intransitive) (mathematics) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process.
  3. (intransitive) To plan something, especially something morally wrong.

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