### Definition Of calculate

**verb**

determine (the amount or number of something) mathematically.

Japanese land value was calculated at 2.5 times that of the U.S

intend (an action) to have a particular effect.

his last words were calculated to wound her

suppose; believe.

After accumulating enough data, we calculated that each person spent at least a full minute in a stall.

### Example Of calculate

A computer program is available to help you **calculate** the amount of insulation appropriate for your house.

Any attempt to **calculate** or judge the stock market bottom is futile.

As most deals do not go through agencies, it is difficult to **calculate** the total number of hotels sold.

At home, students could **calculate** the average amount of water used by each member of the family.

‘The damage you had done over that period of time to this young man is very hard to **calculate** ,’ the judge said.

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