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compute

com·pute

compute

 
 
pronunciation:
km pyut
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part of speech: verb
inflections: computed, computes, computing
definition 1: to figure out or calculate by using arithmetic.
Compute the score to see who won the game.
synonyms:
calculate, figure
similar words:
count, estimate, reckon
definition 2: to figure out or determine by using a computer.
My father computed the monthly bills.
derivations: computable (adj.), computability (n.)
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