Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb calculate

6 senses of calculate

Sense 1
calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)
       => reason -- (think logically; "The children must learn to reason")

Sense 2
calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast -- (judge to be probable)
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 3
account, calculate -- (keep an account of)

Sense 4
forecast, calculate -- (predict in advance)
       => predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise -- (make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election")

Sense 5
calculate, aim, direct -- (specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public)
       => intend, destine, designate, specify -- (design or destine; "She was intended to become the director")

Sense 6
count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon -- (have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis")
       => trust, swear, rely, bank -- (have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes")

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