Usage examples for compute

  1. But there was no other avenue of escape except to battle an entire community- and no time to compute chances for scaling those heights. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  2. These dumb animals that we treat like inert matter are sensitive like ourselves; they are very conscious of pain; and if it be our privilege to compute the number of our days, we ought not to forget that they are, like us, endowed with intelligence, so that when they are thus detained at the place of execution, all their senses and faculties being concentrated on their destroyer, they are fully conscious of the cruel fate which awaits them. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  3. Compute the cost of the menu. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer