English Online Dictionary. What means **calculation**? What does **calculation** mean?

## English

### Etymology

Borrowed from Latin *calculatio, calculationis*.

### Pronunciation

- (UK) IPA
^{(key)}: /kælkjuˈleɪʃən/ - (US) IPA
^{(key)}: /kælkjəˈleɪʃən/ - Rhymes: -eɪʃən

### Noun

**calculation** (*countable and uncountable*, *plural* **calculations**)

- (mathematics, uncountable) The act or process of calculating.
- (mathematics, countable) The result of calculating.
- (countable) Reckoning, estimate.
*By my calculation, we should be there by midnight.*

- (countable) An expectation based on circumstances.

#### Synonyms

- (act or process of calculating): calculating, computation, computing, reckoning (
*old*) - (Result of calculation): sum
- (estimate): estimate, guess, reckoning, measurement

#### Related terms

- calculable
- calculate
- calculator
- calculus

#### Translations

### Anagrams

- auction call