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  • 1 Compute! — The June 1987 issue, showing Laser Chess Frequency Monthly First issue Nov/Dec 1979 Final issue 1994 Countr …

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  • 2 COMPUTE! — (ISSN|0194 357X) was an American computer magazine that was published from 1979 to 1994, though it can trace its origin to 1978 in Len Lindsay s PET Gazette , one of the first magazines for the Commodore PET computer [… …

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  • 3 compute — com‧pute [kəmˈpjuːt] verb [intransitive, transitive] formal to calculate a number or amount: • The amount assessed was computed by the Inland Revenue to include a proportion of the school s overheads as average costs. * * * compute UK US… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 compute — [kəm pyo͞ot′] vt. computed, computing [L computare < com , with + putare, to reckon, orig., to prune: see PURE] 1. to determine (a number, amount, etc.) by arithmetic; calculate 2. to determine or calculate by using a computer vi. 1. to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Compute — Com*pute , n. [L. computus: cf. F. comput.] Computation. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 compute — index assess (appraise), calculate, charge (assess), gauge, measure, poll, rate, s …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 compute — 1630s, from Fr. computer, from L. computare to count, sum up, reckon together, from com with (see COM (Cf. com )) + putare to reckon, originally to prune (see PAVE (Cf. pave)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 compute — *calculate, reckon, estimate Analogous words: *count, enumerate, number: sum, total, tot, figure, cast, *add …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 compute — [v] calculate, estimate add up, cast up, cipher, count, count heads, count noses, cut ice*, dope out*, enumerate, figure, figure out, gauge, keep tabs*, measure, rate, reckon, run down, size up, sum, take account of, take one’s measure, tally,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 compute — ► VERB ▪ reckon or calculate (a figure or amount). DERIVATIVES computable adjective. ORIGIN Latin computare, from putare settle (an account) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 compute — 01. The results of the poll have now been [computed], and will be distributed to the news media this afternoon. 02. Social policy analysts have [computed] that for every dollar spent on helping children at risk today, seven dollars will be saved… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 compute — computable, adj. computability, n. computably, adv. computist /keuhm pyooh tist, kom pyoo /, n. /keuhm pyooht /, v., computed, computing, n. v.t. 1. to determine by calculation; reckon; calculate: to compute the period of Jupiter s revolution. 2 …

    Universalium

  • 14 Compute! — Эту статью следует викифицировать. Пожалуйста, оформите её согласно правилам оформления статей. Compute!  американский компьютерный журнал, который издавался с 1979 по 1994 год, он произошел от PET Gazette, основанного в 1978 …

    Википедия

  • 15 compute — com•pute [[t]kəmˈpyut[/t]] v. put•ed, put•ing, n. 1) to determine by calculation; reckon; calculate: to compute the interest on a loan[/ex] 2) cmp to determine by using a computer or calculator 3) to reckon; calculate 4) cmp to use a computer or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 compute — [c]/kəmˈpjut / (say kuhm pyooht) verb (computed, computing) –verb (t) 1. to determine by calculation; reckon; calculate: to compute the distance of the moon from the earth. –verb (i) 2. to reckon; calculate: *My mind ceased momentarily to compute …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 compute — verb /kɒmpjuːt/ a) To reckon or calculate. Can anyone here compute the square root of 10201? b) To make sense. Does that compute, or do I need to explain further? See Also: computable …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 compute — [[t]kəmpju͟ːt[/t]] computes, computing, computed VERB To compute a quantity or number means to calculate it. [V n] I tried to compute the cash value of the ponies and horse boxes. Syn: calculate …

    English dictionary

  • 19 compute */ — UK [kəmˈpjuːt] / US [kəmˈpjut] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms compute : present tense I/you/we/they compute he/she/it computes present participle computing past tense computed past participle computed very formal to calculate a number… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 compute — verb (computed; computing) Etymology: Latin computare more at count Date: 1616 transitive verb to determine especially by mathematical means < compute your income tax >; also to determine or calculate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary