**compute** | | |

*v. (cognition)* | **1**. **calculate**, **cipher**, **compute**, **cypher**, **figure**, **reckon**, **work out** | make a mathematical calculation or computation. |

| ~ math, mathematics, maths | a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement. |

| ~ reason | think logically.; "*The children must learn to reason*" |

| ~ quantise, quantize | apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor.; "*Quantize gravity*" |

| ~ work out | be calculated.; "*The fees work out to less than $1,000*" |

| ~ extract | calculate the root of a number. |

| ~ process | perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information.; "*The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech*" |

| ~ prorate | divide or assess proportionally.; "*The rent was prorated for the rest of the month*" |

| ~ miscalculate, misestimate | calculate incorrectly.; "*I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding*" |

| ~ recalculate | calculate anew.; "*The costs had to be recalculated*" |

| ~ average out, average | compute the average of. |

| ~ factor, factor in, factor out | resolve into factors.; "*a quantum computer can factor the number 15*" |

| ~ add together, add | make an addition by combining numbers.; "*Add 27 and 49, please!*" |

| ~ deduct, subtract, take off | make a subtraction.; "*subtract this amount from my paycheck*" |

| ~ multiply | combine by multiplication.; "*multiply 10 by 15*" |

| ~ fraction, divide | perform a division.; "*Can you divide 49 by seven?*" |

| ~ interpolate, extrapolate | estimate the value of. |

| ~ differentiate | calculate a derivative; take the derivative. |

| ~ integrate | calculate the integral of; calculate by integration. |

| ~ survey | plot a map of (land). |

| ~ estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge | judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).; "*I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds*" |

| ~ budget | make a budget. |

| ~ capitalise, capitalize | compute the present value of a business or an income. |

| ~ solve, resolve | find the solution.; "*solve an equation*"; "*solve for x*" |

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