# Synonyms of calculate

Synonym relevance

## calculate

### verb

1 work outDictionary

• From this we can calculate the total mass in the galaxy.

work out

value

• I have had my jewellery valued for insurance purposes.

judge

• It is important to judge the weight of your washing load.

determine

• The investigation will determine what really happened.

estimate

• His personal riches were estimated at over £8 million.

count

• I counted the money. It came to more than five hundred pounds.

reckon

• The sale has been held up because the price is reckoned to be too high.

consider

• I had always considered myself a strong, competent woman.

compute

• I tried to compute the cash value of the ponies and horse boxes.

rate

• The film was rated excellent by 90 per cent of children.

gauge

• He gauged the wind at over thirty knots.

enumerate

• They enumerated the casualties.

figure

• Figure the interest rate.

2 planDictionary

• Its twin engines were calculated to give additional safety.

plan

• I had been planning a trip to the West Coast.

design

• a compromise designed to please everyone

aim

• I didn't aim to get caught.

intend

• She intends to do A levels and go to university.

frame

• A convention was set up to frame a constitution.

arrange

• She arranged an appointment for Friday afternoon.

formulate

• He formulated his plan for escape.

contrive

• The oil companies were accused of contriving a shortage of gasoline to justify price increases.

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## Additional synonyms

aim

If you aim to do something, you decide or want to do it. • I didn't aim to get caught.

arrange

If you arrange an event or meeting, you make plans for it to happen. • She arranged an appointment for Friday afternoon.

plan agree prepare determine schedule organize construct devise contrive fix up jack up (New Zealand, informal)

compute

To compute a quantity or number means to calculate it. • I tried to compute the cash value of the ponies and horse boxes.

## Nearby words of 'calculate'

- calamitous
- calamity
- calculable
- calculate
- calculated
- calculating
- calculation

## Source

*Thesaurus for*Collins English Thesaurus

**calculate**from theDictionary definition

If you calculate a number or amount, you discover it from information that you already have, by using arithmetic , mathematics , or a special machine.

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