1. II
calculate in some manner calculate precisely (mathematically, systematically, mentally, etc.) точно и т. д. вычислять; I must have calculated wrongly a) я, должно быть, неверно высчитал /рассчитал/; б) я, должно быть, просчитался
2. III
calculate smth.
1) calculate the motions of the heavenly bodies (the day of the work on which the 1 will fall, the apparition of a comet, an eclipse, etc.) вычислять /рассчитывать/ движение небесных тел и т. д., calculate the expenses (the cost of a journey, the cost of furnishing a house, etc.) подсчитывать расходы и т. д.
2) calculate the consequences (the effects, the peculiarities, etc.) взвешивать /определять, учитывать/ возможные последствия и т. д.
3. XI
1) be calculated at smth. the population of the country is calculated roughly at... население страны исчисляется примерно в...
2) be calculated to do smth. this remark was calculated to hurt her feelings (to convince her of his sincerity, to win attention. etc.) эта реплика была направлена /рассчитана/ на то, чтобы уязвить ее и т. д.; the room is calculated to hold a hundred people комната рассчитана на сто человек; the road is calculated to carry heavy traffic дорога рассчитана на интенсивное движение, пропускная способность этой дороги велика; the advertisement is calculated to attract the attention of housewives эта реклама имеет своей целью привлечь внимание домашних хозяек; be calculated for smth. the room is not calculated for such uses эта комната не предназначена для подобных целей
calculate to do smth. coll. calculate to go on a journey (to see smb. soon, to speak to smb., etc.) собираться /намереваться/ предпринять /отправиться в/ путешествие и т. д.
5. XVI
calculate (up)on smth. calculate on success (on one's charm, upon fine weather. etc.) рассчитывать на успех и т. д.).
calculate (up)on doing smth. calculate on having fine weather (on not being seen, on earning so much money a week, etc.) рассчитывать на хорошую погоду /на то, что будет хорошая погода/ и т. д.
7. XXI1
calculate smth. at smth. calculate the cost of the house at $ 10000 определить стоимость дома /, что дом обойдется/ в десять тысяч долларов; calculate smth. to smth. calculate the sum to a nicety точно подсчитать /высчитать/ сумму
8. XXV
calculate what... (when..., etc.) have you calculated what a holiday in France would cost? вы подсчитали, во что обойдется отпуск во Франции /сколько будет стоить поездка в отпуск во Францию/?; astronomers can calculate when there will be eclipses of the sun and the moon астрономы могут вычислить, когда произойдет солнечное или лунное затмение

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