calculation [-s] n

L. calculā-re, count, reckon < calculus, a stone.

  1. Forecast; design; prognosis; formulation; reckoning; logarithm; computation; ascertainment; preparation; travel plan; estimation of circumstance; summing up of actions; adaptation of the means to the end; addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; [fig.] hope; prospect; purpose; intention; determination; probability; thing one can count on.