Meaning of COMPUTE
Pronunciation:   kum'pyoot



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[v] make a mathematical calculation or computation 

COMPUTE is a 7 letter word that starts with C. 
 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  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 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.


Thesaurus Terms 

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