# Calulate vs. Calculate: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 18, 2023

**"Calulate" is the incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "calculate," which means to determine mathematically.**

## Which is correct: Calulate or Calculate

**How to spell Calculate?**

### Calulate is Incorrect

### Calculate is Correct

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## Key Differences

Use the phrase "Can a lion calculate?" to remind yourself of the 'c-a-l-c' beginning.

Janet White

Sep 16, 2023

Remember there are two 'c's: one at the beginning and one in the middle.

Sawaira Riaz

Sep 16, 2023

Focus on "calc-" as in "calculator," which is a device used to calculate.

Sawaira Riaz

Sep 16, 2023

Associate "late" with the end of the word to ensure you don't drop the 'c.'

Sawaira Riaz

Sep 16, 2023

Think of the word "calculate" as containing the smaller word "late," which you don't want to be in your calculations.

Sara Rehman

Sep 16, 2023

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## Calculate Definitions

To determine a number or amount mathematically.

I need to calculate the total cost.

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Sep 16, 2023

In computing, to process data for an outcome.

The computer can calculate faster than humans.

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Sep 16, 2023

To ascertain by computation; reckon

Calculating the area of a circle.

Calculated their probable time of arrival.

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Sep 13, 2023

To make for a deliberate purpose; design

A sturdy car that is calculated to last for years.

A choice that was calculated to please.

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Sep 13, 2023

To plan, intend, or depend on.

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Sep 13, 2023

To perform a mathematical process; figure

We must measure and calculate to determine how much paint will be needed.

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Sep 13, 2023

To suppose; guess.

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Sep 13, 2023

To count, depend, or rely on someone or something

We're calculating on your help.

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Sep 13, 2023

To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.

Calculate the square root of 3 to 10 decimal places.

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Sep 13, 2023

To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process; reckon.

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Sep 13, 2023

To plan; to expect; to think.

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Sep 13, 2023

To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of.

To calculate or cast one's nativity

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Sep 13, 2023

To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end.

To calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people

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Sep 13, 2023

(chess) To imagine sequences of potential moves and responses without actually moving the pieces.

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Sep 13, 2023

To ascertain or determine by mathematical processes, usually by the ordinary rules of arithmetic; to reckon up; to estimate; to compute.

A calencar exacity calculated than any othe.

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Sep 13, 2023

To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of; as, to calculate or cast one's nativity.

A cunning man did calculate my birth.

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Sep 13, 2023

To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end; as, to calculate a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people.

[Religion] is . . . calculated for our benefit.

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Sep 13, 2023

To make a calculation; to forecast consequences; to estimate; to compute.

The strong passions, whether good or bad, never calculate.

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Sep 13, 2023

Make a mathematical calculation or computation

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Sep 13, 2023

Judge to be probable

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Sep 13, 2023

Keep an account of

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Sep 13, 2023

Predict in advance

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Sep 13, 2023

Specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public

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Sep 13, 2023

Have faith or confidence in;

You can count on me to help you any time

Look to your friends for support

You can bet on that!

Depend on your family in times of crisis

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Sep 13, 2023

To forecast or predict based on data.

They calculate that the project will take three months.

Sara Rehman

Sep 16, 2023

## FAQs

#### Which vowel is used before calculate?

Any vowel can be used depending on the context, often 'o' as in "to calculate."

Sara Rehman

Sep 16, 2023

#### Why is it called calculate?

Derived from Latin "calculare," meaning to reckon or compute.

Sawaira Riaz

Sep 16, 2023

#### What is the singular form of calculate?

Calculate is a verb, so it doesn't have a singular or plural form.

Janet White

Sep 16, 2023

#### Which preposition is used with calculate?

"To" as in "to calculate," or "on" as in "calculate on."

Aimie Carlson

Sep 16, 2023

#### Which conjunction is used with calculate?

"And" can be used, as in "calculate and verify."

Janet White

Sep 16, 2023

#### Which article is used with calculate?

No specific article is used since it's a verb.

Aimie Carlson

Sep 16, 2023

#### How is calculate used in a sentence?

"Can you calculate the total expenses for the trip?"

Aimie Carlson

Sep 16, 2023

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