compute: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kum-pyt'), [key]
— v., n. -put•ed, -put•ing,
- to determine by calculation; reckon; calculate: to compute the period of Jupiter's revolution.
- to determine by using a computer or calculator.
- to reckon; calculate.
- to use a computer or calculator.
- to make sense; add up: His reasons for doing that just don't compute.
- computation: outer space that is vast beyond compute.
- compute (Thesaurus)