# Synonyms for **calculate**ˈkæl kyəˌleɪt

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### Princeton's WordNet

calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure(verb)

make a mathematical calculation or computation

**Synonyms:**

fancy, visualize, figure, bet, suppose, look, reckon, encipher, write in code, view, consider, estimate, elaborate, lick, work out, aim, figure out, project, picture, compute, depend, think, calculate, work, opine, envision, inscribe, imagine, direct, code, work up, see, encrypt, count, image, puzzle out, guess, regard, exercise, enter, solve, visualise, cypher, forecast, cipher, account, count oncalculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast(verb)

judge to be probable

**Synonyms:**

fancy, predict, augur, figure, foreshadow, bet, suppose, look, reckon, work out, view, omen, foretell, consider, estimate, auspicate, visualize, gauge, betoken, see, guess, project, picture, compute, depend, think, calculate, approximate, opine, envision, aim, imagine, direct, bode, count, image, prefigure, judge, presage, regard, prognosticate, enter, visualise, cypher, portend, forecast, cipher, account, count onaccount, calculate(verb)

keep an account of

**Synonyms:**

compute, aim, reckon, account, figure, depend, report, describe, answer for, cipher, work out, bet, estimate, direct, look, cypher, count, calculate, forecast, count onforecast, calculate(verb)

predict in advance

**Synonyms:**

compute, predict, count, reckon, account, figure, depend, betoken, count on, aim, bode, foreshadow, omen, prefigure, cipher, bet, estimate, direct, portend, prognosticate, look, augur, cypher, foretell, calculate, work out, forecast, auspicate, presagecalculate, aim, direct(verb)

specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

**Synonyms:**

figure, bet, look, get, organise, work out, head, target, lead, maneuver, take, estimate, place, mastermind, point, aim, reckon, purpose, compute, take aim, depend, train, calculate, engineer, manoeuver, aspire, address, manoeuvre, direct, count, drive, organize, channelize, propose, shoot for, draw a bead on, channelise, send, conduct, purport, cypher, orchestrate, forecast, cipher, guide, account, steer, count oncount, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon(verb)

have faith or confidence in

**Synonyms:**

figure, seem, bet, suppose, look, reckon, work out, appear, weigh, view, front, estimate, numerate, expect, see, compute, search, depend, think, calculate, cypher, play, opine, aim, imagine, await, wager, enumerate, count, cipher, direct, number, guess, face, attend, regard, wait, consider, forecast, take care, matter, account, count on

### Wiktionary

### English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

calculate

*Number*is the generic term. To*count*is to*number*one by one. To*calculate*is to use more complicated processes, as multiplication, division, etc., more rapid but not less exact.*Compute*allows more of the element of probability, which is still more strongly expressed by*estimate*. We*compute*the slain in a great war from the number known to have fallen in certain great battles;*compute*refers to the present or the past,*estimate*more frequently to the future; as, to*estimate*the cost of a proposed building. To*enumerate*is to mention item by item; as, to*enumerate*one's grievances. To*rate*is to*estimate*by comparison, as if the object were one of a series. We*count*upon a desired future; we do not*count*upon the undesired. As applied to the present, we*reckon*or*count*a thing precious or worthless. Compare ESTEEM.**Synonyms:**

account, cast, compute, consider, count, deem, enumerate, estimate, number, rate, reckon, sum up**Preposition:**

It is vain to calculate*on*or*upon*an uncertain result.

### PPDB, the paraphrase database

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calculating, compute, calculation, calculated, calculates, estimate, derive, determine, computing, computation, calculations

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