To reckon or calculate.
“Can anyone here compute the square root of 10201?”
To make sense.
“Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?”
To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.
“Calculate the square root of 3 to 10 decimal places.”
To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process; reckon.
To plan; to expect; to think.
To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of.
“to calculate or cast one’s nativity”
To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end.
“to calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people”