# calculate-v; 4 Senses

### Sense Number 1: figure out by (numerical) computation

__Examples:__

How do you calculate the area of a circle?

We must measure and calculate to determine how much paint will be needed.

The cost of the damage caused by the recent storms has been calculated at 5 million.

The new tax system would be calculated on the value of property owned by an individual.

At some stage we need to calculate when the project will be finished.

He's calculated that it would take him two years to save up enough for a car.

__Mappings:__

VerbNet: NP

FrameNet: NP

PropBank: calculate.01

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

### Sense Number 2: think or evaluate, judge to be probable

Commentary: Make a judgement based on circumstance, common sense, or other non-numerical evidences.

__Examples:__

I calculate he'll never make a farmer.

Grandma calculated it will rain tomorrow.

He calculated the impact such behavior would have upon the rest of human history.

__Mappings:__

VerbNet: NP

FrameNet: NP

PropBank: calculate.01

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4

### Sense Number 3: design for a specific purpose

__Examples:__

This line of automobile is calculated to last for years

It was choice that was calculated to please the public.

He prepared a speech calculated to reassure investors.

__Mappings:__

VerbNet: NP

FrameNet: NP

PropBank: NM

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

### Sense Number 4: count or depend on someone or something

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 CALCULATE ON NP2

__Examples:__

We're calculating on your help.

We're calculating on about 30 guests.

__Mappings:__

VerbNet: NP

FrameNet: NP

PropBank: NM

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6