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calculation

cal·cu·la·tion

calculation

 
 
pronunciation:
kael ky leI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, process, or result of calculating or making computations.
Figuring out how much money each person should pay for the dinner required calculation.
synonyms:
computation, counting, measure, reckoning
similar words:
compute, outcome, sum, sum total
definition 2: an estimation based on prior experience and information.
synonyms:
appraisal, assessment, estimation, reckoning
similar words:
judgment
definition 3: planning; forethought.
synonyms:
designing, forethought, planning
similar words:
anticipation, intention, prudence
definition 4: deliberate scheming.
They say she got her husband through calculation.
synonyms:
contriving, designing, plotting, scheming
similar words:
conspiring, inventing, planning