Papers and electronic calculators are common tools for calculation.



  • To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.
  • To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process; reckon.
  • To plan; to expect; to think.
  • To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of.
  • To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end.


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  • Borrowed from Latin calculātus, perfect passive participle of calculō, from calculus. Refer to calculus for origin.

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