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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: 
  1. \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}.
    
    
  2. \Com*pute"\, n. [L. computus: cf. F. comput.]
    Computation. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.
    
    
 
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 Related Terms: add, add up, algebraize, appraise, appreciate, ascertain, assay, assess, calculate, calibrate, caliper, cast, check a parameter, cipher, determine, dial, divide, dope out, estimate, evaluate, extract roots, fathom, figure, figure in, figure out, gauge, graduate, measure, mensurate, mete, meter, multiply, pace, plumb, prize, probe, quantify, quantize, rate, reckon, score, size, size up, sound, span, step, subtract, sum, survey, take a reading, take account of, tally, tot, tot up, total, total up, tote, tote up, triangulate, valuate, value, weigh, work out
 

 

 

 

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