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Definitions from WordNet

Verb compute has 1 sense
  1. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure - make a mathematical calculation or computation
    --1 is one way to reason
    Derived forms: noun computation2, noun computation1, noun computer2, noun computer1
    Sample sentences:
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Definitions from the Web

Term: Compute


Compute is a verb that refers to the process of performing calculations or mathematical operations using a computer or electronic device.


  1. Popular: To determine or calculate a result using mathematical operations or algorithms.
  2. Local: To estimate or make an educated guess about something.

Example Sentences:


  1. She used a spreadsheet to compute the total expenses for the month.
  2. The computer will compute the answer to the complex equation in seconds.
  3. The software can compute large datasets efficiently.


  1. Based on his experience, he could compute the approximate cost of the project.
  2. I can compute the number of people attending the event based on the RSVPs.
  3. They tried to compute the value of the antique before selling it.

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