Calculate and Gauge


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Calculate verb – To determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations.
Usage example: the family has been calculating what a week at the beach resort would end up costing

Gauge is a synonym for calculate in value topic. In some cases you can use "Gauge" instead a verb "Calculate", when it comes to topics like estimate, calibrate, work out, compute or estimate amount. popular alternative
Nearby Words: calculation, calculated, calculating, calculable, calculus
Synonyms for Calculate


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Gauge verb – To decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement.
Usage example: glance over the pattern and try to gauge how much fabric you'll need

Calculate is a synonym for gauge in measure topic. You can use "Calculate" instead a verb "Gauge", if it concerns topics such as value, estimate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: gauged, gauging
Synonyms for Gauge

Common collocations

strength calculate strength gauge strength
direction calculate direction gauge direction
interest calculate interest gauge interest
amount calculate amount gauge amount
Other nouns: way, speed, level, size, distance, effectiveness, times, strategies.
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