# Computing

- Compute Com*pute" (k[o^]m*p[=u]t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Computed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Computing}.] [L. computare. See
{Count}, v. t.]
To determine by calculation; to reckon; to count.
[1913 Webster]
Two days, as we compute the days of heaven. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

What's done we partly may compute, But know not what's resisted. --Burns.

Syn: To calculate; number; count; reckon; estimate; enumerate; rate. See {Calculate}. [1913 Webster]

*The Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
2000.*

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