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Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Psychology.

To work out the value of a mathematical or arithmetical procedure, or the output of an algorithm.

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calculated

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 41 words.

= (1) deliberately taken or made <a calculated risk>; or (2) likely <the weather is calculated to slow play

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calculated

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 42 words.

= (1) deliberately taken or made <a calculated risk>; or (2) likely <the weather is calculated to slow play in

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calculate

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 257 words.

1 Calculate makes calculable; see -able, ible 6.

2 The meaning ‘to suppose, reckon’ is American in origin

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calculate <i>v</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ˈkalkjǝˌlɛ:t

sp calculate2

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calculate out

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 180 words.

a popular phrasing from about 1880 to 1940, is typically verbose for calculate—e.g.:

• “Besides trying to calculate

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calculate <i>v.</i> (<i>US</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 190 words.

to think, to opine.

c.1806 Z.M. Pike Sources of the Mississippi II 152: We had reason to calculate, that

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‘Calculated abruptness’: <i>The Professor</i>

Heather Glen.

in Charlotte Brontë: The Imagination in History

March 2004; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 9444 words.

The Professor was written alongside Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey, as one of ‘three distinct and unconnected tales’ with which the erstwhile Genii of Glass Town hoped to...

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calculate

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Psychology.

To work out the value of a mathematical or arithmetical procedure, or the output of an algorithm.

See overview in Oxford Index

calculate

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 73 words.

1 The meaning ‘to suppose or reckon’, without any reference to working something out, is regional American in origin (19c,

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calculate

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 185 words.

• circumvallate • bedplate • template • breastplate • nameplate • faceplate • chelate • fishplate • sibilate • jubilate

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