English definition of “calculate”
calculate
verb [T]
/ˈkæl.kjʊ.leɪt/
B2 to
judge
the
number
or
amount
of something by using the
information
that you already have, and
adding
, taking away,
multiplying
, or
dividing
numbers
: The
cost
of the
damage
caused
by the
recent
storms
has been calculated as/at over £5 million. The new
tax
system
would be calculated on the
value
of
property
owned
by an
individual
. [+ question word] At some
stage
we need to calculate when the
project
will be
finished
. [+ that] He's calculated that it would take him two
years
to
save
up enough for a
car
.Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
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