Synonyms for *calculation*

- arithmetic
- computation
- counting
- estimate
- estimation
- forecast
- judgment
- prediction
- figuring
- reckoning
- summation
- adding
- ciphering
- dividing
- multiplying
- subtracting
- totaling

### arithmetic

### computation

### count

## Word Origin & History

late 14c., from Late Latin calculationem (nominative calculatio), noun of action from past participle stem of calculare "to reckon, compute," from Latin calculus "reckoning, account," originally "pebble used in counting," diminutive of calx (genitive calcis) "limestone" (see chalk (n.)).

## Example Sentences forcalculation

He, Philip Crane, the man of calculation, was but a creature of emotion.

And sure enough, we found it wuz the calculation of some on 'em.

There is no possible position, it is said, which he did not take into calculation.

"Ah, reason and calculation are often outdone by accident," returned the scout.

We acted upon the calculation that a woman with her thirty per cent.

The banker looked at his watch, and made a calculation about the time.

Calculation often smothers sentiment when it becomes the basis of marriage.

But more commonly there is calculation on both sides and both are duped.

Did you not even exercise therein your skill in calculation?

"I trust you will not delay the calculation," the Governor said, ushering them in with much ceremony.