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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
To make an assessment or judgment.
We're trying to calculate the risk.
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Sep 16, 2023
To plan or intend deliberately.
He calculated his moves carefully.
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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 an estimate of; evaluate
Calculating the team's chances of winning.
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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 suppose
"I cal'late she's a right smart cook" (Dialect Notes).
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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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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

What is the root word of calculate?

From Latin "calculare."
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 16, 2023

What is the plural form of calculate?

N/A, it's a verb.
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 pronunciation of calculate?

/ˈkæl.kjəˌleɪt/
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 16, 2023

What is the verb form of calculate?

Calculate is already a verb.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 16, 2023

Is calculate a negative or positive word?

Neutral.
Janet White
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

Is calculate a vowel or consonant?

Starts with a consonant ('C').
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

Is calculate an abstract noun?

No.
Sara Rehman
Sep 16, 2023

Is the word calculate imperative?

It can be used in the imperative mood.
Sara Rehman
Sep 16, 2023

What part of speech is calculate?

Verb.
Janet White
Sep 16, 2023

What is another term for calculate?

Compute, estimate.
Harlon Moss
Sep 16, 2023

Which determiner is used with calculate?

N/A, it's a verb.
Harlon Moss
Sep 16, 2023

What is the first form of calculate?

Calculate.
Sara Rehman
Sep 16, 2023

What is the third form of calculate?

Calculated.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 16, 2023

Is calculate a countable noun?

It's not a noun.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 16, 2023

Is calculate a collective noun?

No.
Janet White
Sep 16, 2023

How many syllables are in calculate?

Three syllables.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 16, 2023

How do we divide calculate into syllables?

Cal-cu-late.
Harlon Moss
Sep 16, 2023

What is the stressed syllable in calculate?

The first syllable, "Cal."
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 16, 2023

Is calculate a noun or adjective?

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

Is calculate an adverb?

No.
Sawaira Riaz
Sep 16, 2023

Is the calculate term a metaphor?

No, but it can be used metaphorically.
Sara Rehman
Sep 16, 2023

What is the opposite of calculate?

Guess, estimate inaccurately.
Janet White
Sep 16, 2023

What is the second form of calculate?

Calculated.
Sara Rehman
Sep 16, 2023
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