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Synonyms for calculation
ˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calculation, computation, computing(noun)

    the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods

    computation, reckoning, computer science, computing, deliberation, figuring

  2. calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning(noun)

    problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

    figuring, tally, count, enumeration, computation, counting, reckoning, computing, deliberation, numeration

  3. calculation, deliberation(noun)

    planning something carefully and intentionally

    "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"

    slowness, figuring, unhurriedness, reckoning, deliberateness, computation, computing, weighing, deliberation, advisement


  1. calculation(noun)

    The act or process of calculating.

    computation, compute, reckon, calculate

  2. calculation(noun)

    The result of calculating.


  3. calculation(noun)

    Reckoning, estimate.

    By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.

    guess, reckoning, estimate, measurement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. calculation(n.)

    computation, reckoning

  2. calculation(n.)

    investigation, examination, inquisition, inquiry, scrutiny, exploration, sifting

  3. calculation(n.)

    expectation, expectance, anticipation, contemplation, prospect

  4. calculation(n.)

    forethought, foresight, circumspection, wariness, caution, cautiousness, discretion, deliberation, prudence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. calculation(n)

    computation, reckoning, expectation, anticipation, circumspection, wariness, forethought, caution

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  1. Shree Nayar:

    What we have done is a calculation that shows that you can take the same design and make a compact image sensor chip with it. Of course that chip would be able to capture less light and therefore harvest less energy, because it is smaller. But it turns out when you make it a chip it also consumes less power.

  2. Jerome Corsi:

    I'm going to tell the truth, to the best of my ability. Even that's hard, given the amount of information and the fact that I have said from the beginning I'm not a human tape recorder. You can't push a button, and I can't recall precisely, in detail, granularly, conversations, emails, events from 2016, but I'm going to do my best to tell the truth, without calculation of whom it benefits or whom it detracts.

  3. Charles Baudelaire:

    Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.

  4. State John Kerry:

    To get the Assad regime to negotiate, we're going to have to make it clear to him that there is a determination by everybody to seek that political outcome and change his calculation about negotiating, that's under way right now. And I am convinced that, with the efforts of our allies and others, there will be increased pressure on Assad.

  5. Jane Austen:

    There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better we find comfort somewhere.

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