Definitions for: Compute


[v] make a mathematical calculation or computation



Webster (1913) Definition: Com*pute", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Computed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Computing.] [L. computare. See Count, v. t.]
To determine calculation; to reckon; to count.

Two days, as we compute the days of heaven. --Milton.

What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's
resisted. --Burns.

Syn: To calculate; number; count; reckon; estimate;
enumerate; rate. See Calculate.


Com*pute", n. [L. computus: cf. F. comput.]
Computation. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.

Synonyms: calculate, cipher, cypher, figure, reckon, work out

See Also: add, add together, approximate, average, average out, bet, budget, capitalise, capitalize, count, deduct, depend, differentiate, divide, estimate, extract, extrapolate, factor, factor in, factor out, figure out, fraction, gauge, guess, integrate, interpolate, judge, lick, look, miscalculate, misestimate, multiply, process, prorate, puzzle out, quantise, quantize, reason, recalculate, resolve, solve, subtract, survey, take off, work

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