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noun as in computing, estimating amount

noun as in computed or estimated amount

noun as in forethought

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Example Sentences

Scrooge is still with us, not just in print but embodied in the cold hearts and selfish calculations of misanthropes everywhere.

Can a seven year old—let alone a two year old—really make the conscious calculations necessary to create “true” works of art?

For peace to have a chance, the calculations of the warring parties must change as well.

The calculations are perfectly correct, as far as I can tell.

But for both nations, the calculations in Syria are different.

After an interval of two years, do their calculations appear to have been well or ill founded?

He had two shots last year, in Spring and Autumn, but both times was many millions out in his calculations.

He sat down and proceeded to make calculations about this Bremen ship, wondering whether the venture would prove successful.

And, taking a piece of paper, he sat down at the writing-table and made some quick calculations of various sums.

We met with several Brahmins busily engaged with calculations and written treatises.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to calculations, such as: prediction, forecast, computation, estimate, estimation, and judgment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.