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compute

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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com=pute
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1 in 1 verses (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

computev. t. [L. computare. See Count, v. t.].
     To determine by calculation; to reckon; to count.  [1913 Webster]
    "Two days, as we compute the days of heaven."  [1913 Webster]
    "What's done we partly may compute,
    But know not what's resisted.
    "
Syn. -- To calculate; number; count; reckon; estimate; enumerate; rate. See Calculate.
computen. [L. computus: cf. F. comput.].
     Computation.  Sir T. Browne.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

compute, v.
1 tr. (often foll. by that + clause) reckon or calculate (a number, an amount, etc.).
2 intr. make a reckoning, esp. using a computer.

Derivative
computability n. computable adj. computation n.
Etymology
F computer or L computare (as com-, putare reckon)

THESAURUS

compute

add, add up, algebraize, appraise, appreciate, ascertain, assay, assess, calculate, calibrate, caliper, cast, check a parameter, cipher, determine, dial, divide, dope out, estimate, evaluate, extract roots, fathom, figure, figure in, figure out, gauge, graduate, measure, mensurate, mete, meter, multiply, pace, plumb, prize, probe, quantify, quantize, rate, reckon, score, size, size up, sound, span, step, subtract, sum, survey, take a reading, take account of, tally, tot, tot up, total, total up, tote, tote up, triangulate, valuate, value, weigh, work out

ROGET THESAURUS

compute

Numeration

VB number, count, tally, tell, call over, run over, take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate, sum, sum up, cast up, tell off, score, cipher, compute, calculate, suppute, add, subtract, multiply, divide, extract roots, algebraize, check, prove, demonstrate, balance, audit, overhaul, take stock, affix numbers to, page, amount to, add up to, come to.


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