Compute (verb)

To reckon or calculate.

“Can anyone here compute the square root of 10201?”

Compute (verb)

To make sense.

“Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?”

Compute (noun)

computational power

Calculate (verb)

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.”

Calculate (verb)

To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process; reckon.

Calculate (verb)

To plan; to expect; to think.

Calculate (verb)

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”

Calculate (verb)

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”

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