Com·pute v. t. [imp. & p. p. Computed; p. pr. & vb. n. Computing.] To determine by calculation; to reckon; to count.
Two days, as we compute the days of heaven. --Milton.
What's done we partly may compute,
But know not what's resisted. --Burns.
Syn: -- To calculate; number; count; reckon; estimate; enumerate; rate. See Calculate.
n 1: the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid
of computers) computable processes and structures [syn:
2: the procedure of calculating; determining something by
mathematical or logical methods [syn: calculation, computation]