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")

Antonyms of adj calculating

1 sense of calculating

Sense 1

calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd -- (used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community")

INDIRECT (VIA hard) -> soft -- (compassionate and kind; conciliatory; "he was soft on his children")

Similarity of adj calculating

1 sense of calculating

Sense 1

calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd -- (used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community")

=> hard (vs. soft) -- (dispassionate; "took a hard look"; "a hard bargainer";)