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Synonyms for calculation
ˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃəncal·cu·la·tion

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  1. calculationnoun

    The act or process of calculating.

    computation, compute, reckon, calculate

  2. calculationnoun

    The result of calculating.


  3. calculationnoun

    Reckoning, estimate.

    By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.

    guess, reckoning, estimate, measurement

Princeton's WordNet

  1. calculation, computation, computingnoun

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

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

  2. calculation, computation, figuring, reckoningnoun

    problem solving that involves numbers or quantities

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

  3. calculation, deliberationnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. calculationnoun

    computation, reckoning

  2. calculationnoun

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

  3. calculationnoun

    expectation, expectance, anticipation, contemplation, prospect

  4. calculationnoun

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

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  1. calculationnoun

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

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  1. Kim Jong:

    It is essential for the U.S. to quit its current calculation method and approach us with new one.

  2. Henry Ramos:

    The simple political calculation 'let's leave him for three more years so he finishes burning himself in his own oil' seems very irresponsible to me.

  3. Walter LaFeber:

    [H]is foreign policy displayed a realism, a careful calculation of forces and… diplomatic finesse…. Stalin’s priority was not world revolution but, once again, Russian security and his own personal power. (Feber, 1993, p. 22)

  4. 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.

  5. Jake Auchincloss:

    Preemptive sanctions are bad. The whole idea of sanctions are their deterrent effect. We want to make the calculation that President Putin faces one in which he has an off-ramp so he can de-escalate, but if he escalates, he faces significant negative repercussions.

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