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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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calculate

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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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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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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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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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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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 185 words.

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

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calculate

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

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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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 29 words.

XVI. f. pp. stem of late L. calculāre, f. calculus stone (see next); superseded †calcule (XVI–XVI) — (O)F.

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calculate

Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 18 words.

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

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James Nicholson.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 18 words.

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

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