1715–25; calculate + -ed2

calculatedly, adverb
calculatedness, noun
uncalculated, adjective
well-calculated, adjective Unabridged


verb (used with object), calculated, calculating.
to determine or ascertain by mathematical methods; compute: to calculate the velocity of light.
to determine by reasoning, common sense, or practical experience; estimate; evaluate; gauge.
to make suitable or fit for a purpose; adapt (usually used passively and with an infinitive): His remarks were calculated to inspire our confidence.
Chiefly Northern U.S.
to think; guess.
to intend; plan.
verb (used without object), calculated, calculating.
to make a computation or form an estimate.
to count or rely (usually followed by on or upon ): They calculated on good weather.

1560–70; < Late Latin calculātus reckoned (past participle of calculāre), equivalent to calculus pebble (see calculus) + -ātus -ate1

precalculate, verb (used with object), precalculated, precalculating.

1. count, figure, cast. 3. design, plan, intend, mean. Unabridged
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calculate (ˈkælkjʊˌleɪt)
1.  to solve (one or more problems) by a mathematical procedure; compute
2.  (tr; may take a clause as object) to determine beforehand by judgment, reasoning, etc; estimate
3.  (tr; usually passive) to design specifically; aim: the car was calculated to appeal to women
4.  (intr; foll by on or upon) to depend; rely
5.  dialect (US) (tr; may take a clause as object)
 a.  to suppose; think
 b.  to intend (to do something)
[C16: from Late Latin calculāre, from calculus pebble used as a counter; see calculus]

calculated (ˈkælkjʊˌleɪtɪd)
1.  undertaken after considering the likelihood of success or failure: a calculated risk
2.  deliberately planned; premeditated: a calculated insult

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Word Origin & History

1863, "devised beforehand," pp. adj. from calculate. Earlier, "suited, apt" (1722).

1560s, "to compute, to estimate by mathematical means," from L. calculatus, pp. of calculare "to reckon, compute," from calculus (see calculus). Meaning "to plan, devise" is from 1650s. Replaced earlier calculen (mid-14c.), from O.Fr. calculer. Related: Calculable
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Example sentences
In its court filing, the government portrayed the crime not as a lapse but as a
  calculated, money-making undertaking.
To justify that, the conduct from which it is desired to deter him, must be
  calculated to produce evil to some one else.
Attached to this message is a grade report that details how your final grade
  was calculated.
They calculated that a creature any larger would have been too heavy to lift
  itself into the air.
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