**calculation** as a noun: - 1
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## calculation

noun

### 1 calculation

The procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods.

*synonyms:* computation, computing.

Roget 461:
inquiry;
request
*etc.*
**765**;
search,
research,
quest,
pursuit
*etc.*
**622**.
examination,
review,
scrutiny,
investigation,
indagation^{†};
**
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perquisition^{†},
perscrutation^{†},
pervestigation^{†};
inquest,
inquisition;
exploration;
exploitation,
ventilation.
sifting;
calculation,
analysis,
dissection,
resolution,
induction;
Baconian method^{†}.
strict inquiry,
close inquiry,
searching inquiry,
exhaustive inquiry;
narrow search,
strict search;
study
*etc.*
*(consideration)*
**451**.
scire facias* [Lat.]*,
ad referendum;
trial.
questioning
*etc.*
*v.;*
interrogation,
interrogatory;
interpellation;
challenge,
examination,
cross-examination,
catechism;
feeler,
Socratic method,
zetetic philosophy^{†};
leading question;
discussion
*etc.*
*(reasoning)*
**476**.
reconnoitering,
reconnaissance;
**
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prying
*etc.*
*v.;*
espionage,
espionnage* [Fr.]*;
domiciliary visit,
peep behind the curtain;
lantern of Diogenes.
question,
query,
problem,
desideratum,
point to be solved,
porism^{†};
subject of inquiry,
field of inquiry,
subject of controversy;
point in dispute,
matter in dispute;
moot point;
issue,
question at issue;
bone of contention
*etc.*
*(discord)*
**713**;
plain question,
fair question,
open question;
enigma
*etc.*
*(secret)*
**533**;
knotty point
*etc.*
*(difficulty)*
**704**;
quodlibet;
threshold of an inquiry.
*[person who questions]*
inquirer,
investigator,
inquisitor,
inspector,
querist^{†},
examiner,
catechist;
scrutator scrutineer scrutinizer^{†};
**
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analyst;
quidnunc* [Lat.]*
*etc.*
*(curiosity)*
**455**.
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Dutch: cijferwerk, rekenwerk

Polish: szacowanie

### 2 calculation

Problem solving that involves numbers or quantities.

*synonyms:* computation, figuring, reckoning.

Roget 85:
numeration;
numbering
*etc.*
*v.;*
pagination;
tale,
recension^{†},
enumeration,
summation,
reckoning,
computation,
supputation^{†};
calculation,
calculus;
algorithm,
algorism^{†},
rhabdology^{†},
dactylonomy^{†};
measurement
*etc.*
**466**;
statistics.
arithmetic,
analysis,
algebra,
geometry,
analytical geometry,
fluxions^{†};
differential calculus,
integral calculus,
infinitesimal calculus;
calculus of differences.
*[Statistics]*
dead reckoning,
muster,
poll,
census,
capitation,
roll call,
recapitulation;
account
*etc.*
**
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*(list)*
**86**.
*[Operations]*
notation, ,
addition,
subtraction,
multiplication,
division,
rule of three,
practice,
equations,
extraction of roots,
reduction,
involution,
evolution,
estimation,
approximation,
interpolation,
differentiation,
integration.
*[Instruments]*
abacus,
logometer^{†},
slide rule,
slipstick* [Coll.]*,
tallies,
Napier's bones,
calculating machine,
difference engine,
suan-pan^{†};
adding machine;
cash register;
electronic calculator,
calculator,
computer;
*[people who calculate]*
arithmetician,
calculator,
abacist^{†},
algebraist,
mathematician;
statistician,
geometer;
programmer;
accountant,
auditor.
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Roget 507:
expectation,
expectance,
expectancy;
anticipation,
reckoning,
calculation;
foresight
*etc.*
**510**.
contemplation,
prospection^{†},
lookout;
prospect,
perspective,
horizon,
vista;
destiny
*etc.*
**152**.
suspense,
waiting,
abeyance;
curiosity
*etc.*
**455**;
anxious expectation,
ardent expectation,
eager expectation,
breathless expectation,
sanguine expectation;
torment of Tantalus.
hope
*etc.*
**858**;
trust
*etc.*
*(belief)*
**484**;
auspices
*etc.*
*(prediction)*
**511**;
assurance,
confidence,
presumption,
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reliance.
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### 3 calculation

Planning something carefully and intentionally.

*synonym:* deliberation.

Roget 864:
caution;
cautiousness
*etc.*
*adj.;*
discretion,
**
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prudence,
cautel^{†},
heed,
circumspection,
calculation,
deliberation.
foresight
*etc.*
**510**;
vigilance
*etc.*
**459**;
warning
*etc.*
**668**.
coolness
*etc.*
*adj.;*
self-possession,
self-command;
presence of mind,
sang froid* [Fr.]*;
well-regulated mind;
worldly wisdom,
Fabian policy.
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Polish: interesowność, wyrachowanie

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