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[ kuhm-pyoot ]SEE DEFINITION OF compute

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COMPUTE

In our political parties, compute the power of badges and emblems.

How many hundreds were done to death in this fashion it is impossible to compute.

Finally, we compute the moment of momentum of the sun due to its rotation.

December 5th, 1732, as we compute;—a kind of epoch in his Majesty's life.

It is difficult to compute the value of the mother to the child.

The price he would have given for a talk with Ann would not have been easy to compute.

It is fortunate that the Lunar radar stations could compute their orbit.

How many years younger he had become already he could not compute.

The damage done to the Ships that were sav'd, is past our Power to compute.

He was born, as nearly as I could compute the time, about 1747.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from French computer, from Latin computare "to count, sum up, reckon together," from com- "with" (see com-) + putare "to reckon," originally "to prune" (see pave). Related: Computed; computing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COMPUTE

totalize

verbadd
  • calculate
  • cast
  • compute
  • count
  • count up
  • do addition
  • enumerate
  • figure
  • foot
  • reckon
  • reckon up
  • sum
  • summate
  • tally
  • tot
  • tot up
  • total
  • tote
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