Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun calculation

3 senses of calculation

Sense 1

calculation, computation, computing -- (the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods)

=> procedure, process -- (a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error")

Sense 2

calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning -- (problem solving that involves numbers or quantities)

=> problem solving -- (the thought processes involved in solving a problem)

Sense 3

calculation, deliberation -- (planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting")

=> planning, preparation, provision -- (the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties")