## computing

Variant of compute

transitive verb

computed, computing- to determine (a number, amount, etc.) by arithmetic; calculate
- to determine or calculate by using a computer

Origin of compute

Classical Latin*computare*; from

*com-,*with +

*putare,*to reckon, origin, originally , to prune: see pure

intransitive verb

- to determine a number, amount, etc.
- to use a computer
- Informal to make sense; seem reasonable; add up: an explanation that does not
*compute*

noun

computation: chiefly in the phrase

*Related Forms:*

- computability
noun

- computable
adjective