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

## English

### Etymology

From Middle English *calculation*, borrowed from Latin *calculatio, calculationis*.
Morphologically *calculate* + *-ion*

### Pronunciation

- (UK) IPA
^{(key)}: /kælkjuˈleɪʃən/ - (US) IPA
^{(key)}: /kælkjəˈleɪʃən/ - (General Australian) IPA
^{(key)}: /kælkjəˈlæɪʃən/ - 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.
- (countable) An expectation based on circumstances.
- (chess, uncountable) The act or process of imagining sequences of potential moves and responses without actually moving the pieces.

#### Synonyms

- (act or process of calculating): computation, evaluation, reckoning (old); see also Thesaurus:calculation
- (Result of calculation): sum
- (estimate): estimate, guess, reckoning, measurement
- (act or process of imagining sequences of moves): reading

#### Derived terms

#### Related terms

- calculable
- calculate
- calculator
- calculus

#### Translations

### Anagrams

- auction call