What does the word compute mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To estimate numerically; calculate; reckon.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Computable.

Usage examples for compute

  1. One moment while I compute. – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. Indeed it is very difficult to compute what its produce might have been. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  3. You may compute the cost of Saxboro' at L3000 to get in, and about L2000 more to defend your seat against a petition,- the defeated candidate nearly always petitions. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton