# Synonyms of calculation

Synonym relevance

## calculation

### noun

1 computationDictionary

• He made a quick calculation on a scrap of paper.

computation

working out

reckoning

• By my reckoning we were seven or eight kilometres away.

figuring

estimate

• This figure is five times the original estimate.

estimation

• estimations of pre-tax profits of £12.5 million

2 planningDictionary

• an act of cold, unspeakably cruel calculation

planning

• The trip needs careful planning.

deliberation

• His decision was the result of great deliberation.

foresight

• They had the foresight to invest in new technology.

forethought

• With a little forethought many accidents could be avoided.

premeditation

• The judge concluded that there was insufficient evidence of premeditation.

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## Additional synonyms

deliberation

• His decision was the result of great deliberation.

consideration thought reflection study speculation calculation meditation forethought circumspection cogitation

estimate

An estimate is an approximate calculation of a quantity or value. • This figure is five times the original estimate.

approximate calculation guess reckoning assessment judgment evaluation valuation appraisal educated guess guesstimate (informal) rough calculation ballpark figure (informal) approximate cost approximate price appraisement

estimation

An estimation is an approximate calculation of a quantity or value. • estimations of pre-tax profits of £12.5 million

estimate reckoning assessment appreciation valuation appraisal guesstimate (informal) ballpark figure (informal)

## Nearby words of 'calculation'

- calculate
- calculated
- calculating
- calculation
- calf
- calibrate
- calibre

## Source

*Thesaurus for*Collins English Thesaurus

**calculation**from theDictionary definition

A calculation is something that you think about and work out mathematically. Calculation is the process of working something out mathematically.

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