calculation noun

1 act of calculating/sum calculated

ADJ. accurate, correct, exact, precise an exact calculation of the amount spent so far If your calculations are correct, then we will make a large profit. | incorrect, wrong It turned out that our calculations were incorrect. | approximate, rough Even a rough calculation shows that you have spent too much. | complex, detailed | simple | quick, rapid | arithmetical, mathematical | economic, financial

VERB + CALCULATION do, make She did a rapid calculation in her head. We cannot make a precise calculation of the price until we have all the costs.

PHRASES a method of calculation

2 careful planning to get what you want

ADJ. cold, cool

QUANT. act an act of cold calculation