To reckon or calculate.
Can anyone here compute the square root of 10201?
InformalTo make sense.
Does that compute, or do I need to explain further?
Meaning notecomputing, informal
Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Other
(17th century). Borrowing from French computer, from Latin computare (“sum up, reckon, compute”), from com (“together”) + putare (“cleanse, trim, prune, clear up, settle, adjuct, reckon, count, deem, think, suppose”), from putus (“cleansed, clear”)
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