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Synonyms

calculate

verb

to discover a number or amount using mathematics or with a piece of equipment such as a calculator

count

verb

to calculate how many people or things there are in a group

estimate

verb

to say what you think an amount or value will be, either by guessing or by using available information to calculate it

reckon

verb

to calculate something

add up

to calculate the total of several numbers or amounts

project

verb

to calculate how big something will become in the future using information that is available now

assess

verb

to calculate what something costs or is worth

determine

verb

to calculate something, or to discover it by examining evidence

compute

verb

very formal to calculate a number or amount

do your sums

to calculate how much something will cost

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add

verb

to put numbers or amounts together to calculate their total

add to

to make an amount or number greater by adding another amount or number

age

verb

British to calculate or guess the age of something

aggregate

verb

to add amounts together

approximate

verb

to calculate something in a way that is not exact

average out

to calculate the average of a set of numbers or amounts

balance up

to make two different things equal in amount or value

carry

verb

spoken to add a number to the bottom of the next row of numbers on the left when adding rows of numbers

carry forward

to take the total of a column of numbers from the bottom of one page to the top of the next

correct

verb

to change calculations or measurements so that they become more accurate

count

verb

to say numbers one after another in order

count

noun

the process of counting how many people or things there are in a group

count

verb

to include something or someone in a calculation, or to be included in a calculation

count out

to count things one by one

count up

to count all the things or people in a group

crunch

verb

informal if you crunch numbers, you do a lot of calculations

cube

verb

maths to multiply a number by itself twice

deduct

verb

to take an amount or number from a total

divide

verb

maths to do a mathematical calculation to find out how many times a number contains a smaller number. This is usually shown by the symbol ÷

divide into

to do a mathematical calculation to find out how many times a smaller number will fit into a larger number

expand

verb

maths to write an expression in a longer form

express

verb

to show a quantity or problem in a particular way, especially in mathematics

extrapolate

verb

maths to calculate an amount that you do not know by basing your calculations on amounts that you already know

factor

verb

to factorize a number

factor in

to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something

factor into

to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something

factorise

a British spelling of factorize

factorize

verb

to divide a number exactly into smaller numbers that can be multiplied together to make the original number

factor out

to not include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something

go into

if a smaller number goes into a larger number, the larger number can be divided by the smaller a particular number of times

gross up

to increase an amount of money recorded in financial accounts by adding an amount, usually tax, that is normally taken away when calculations are made

interpolate

verb

formal to calculate a number or quantity between two other numbers or quantities

keep score

to count the number of times that something happens

make

verb

to decide that something gives a particular total when calculating an amount

massage

verb

to change numbers or information in order to make a situation seem better than it really is

miscalculate

verb

to make a mistake in calculating numbers

miscount

verb

to count something wrongly

multiply

verb

maths to add a number to itself a particular number of times

prorate

verb

to calculate, divide, or share something pro rata

prove

verb

to show that something is true using the principles of mathematics or science

put at

to calculate the cost, amount, size etc of something

quadruple

verb

if a number or an amount quadruples, or if you quadruple it, it becomes four times bigger than it was

raise

verb

maths if you raise a number to the power of a particular number, you multiply the first number by itself a particular number of times

recount

verb

to count something again, especially the votes in an election

revalue

verb

to calculate the value of something again in order to give it a higher value

round down

to reduce a number to the nearest whole number, or the nearest number ending in zero

round off

to change a number to the nearest whole number, or the nearest number ending in zero

round up

to increase a number to the nearest whole number, or the nearest number ending in zero

satisfy

verb

maths if a number or group of numbers satisfies an equation, it is a correct solution to it

simplify

verb

maths to make something such as a fraction or an equation simpler by removing those numbers or symbols that are the same in each part of it

solve

verb

maths to find the answer to a problem in mathematics

subtract

verb

maths to take a number or amount from another number or amount. The symbol for this is – and is called a minus sign

take

verb

maths to remove one number or quantity from another number or quantity

tally

verb

if you tally numbers or amounts, or if you tally them up, you calculate their total

tick off

to count things on your fingers as you talk about them

times

preposition

informal multiplied by

times

verb

informal to multiply one number by another

total

verb

to add several numbers or amounts together

tot up

to add numbers together

work

verb

mathsAmerican to solve a problem in mathematics by doing a calculation

work out

to solve a problem by doing a calculation

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