Part of speech: verb

To compute mathematically; figure up or out; reckon; estimate; plan.

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Usage examples "calculate":

  1. He still insisted, until at last I agreed, and of course had every reason to calculate on his support in my election. - "A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee.", Davy Crockett.
  2. If they had found out their mistake, they would take it for granted that he was a confederate of the man they followed and most likely calculate on his trying to reach the new Canadian Northern line. - "Carmen's Messenger", Harold Bindloss.
  3. At the same time, it was long enough to allow him a range of crippled movement, within a circle of five or six feet, as well as I could calculate at the time. - "Jezebel's Daughter", Wilkie Collins.