Compute and Calculate

Compute

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Compute verb – To determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations.
Usage example: for the test we were required to compute the answers without using a calculator

Calculate is a synonym for compute in addition topic. In some cases you can use "Calculate" instead a verb "Compute", when it comes to topics like reason, figure, finance, count. popular alternative
Nearby Words: computation, computed, computer, computing, computable
Synonyms for Compute

Calculate

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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

Compute is a synonym for calculate in addition topic. You can use "Compute" instead a verb "Calculate", if it concerns topics such as reason, figure, finance, count. popular alternative
Nearby Words: calculation, calculated, calculating, calculable, calculus
Synonyms for Calculate

Common collocations

date compute date calculate date
value compute value calculate value
probability compute probability calculate probability
trajectory compute trajectory calculate trajectory
Other nouns: shots, probabilities, trajectories.
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