
 pronunciation:
 kael
ky
leIt
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part of speech: 
verb 
inflections: 
calculates, calculating, calculated 
definition 1: 
to find out by using arithmetic; compute.
He calculated the cost of a dozen oranges at twentynine cents each.
 synonyms:
 compute, count, figure, measure
 similar words:
 add, divide, estimate, multiply, subtract, sum, tally, total

definition 2: 
to determine; estimate.
She calculated how much gas we needed for our trip. synonyms:
 determine, estimate, gauge, reckon
 similar words:
 ascertain, compute, judge, measure, project, weigh

definition 3: 
to intend; design.
Her kind words were calculated to cheer us up. synonyms:
 design, suit
 similar words:
 adapt, constitute, contrive, fit

related words: 
guess, infer, intend, score 

