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cal·cu·lat·ed

 (kăl′kyə-lā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Determined by mathematical calculation.
2. Undertaken after careful estimation of the likely outcome: a calculated risk.
3. Made or planned to accomplish a certain purpose; deliberate: calculated modesty.
4. Likely; apt.

cal′cu·lat′ed·ly adv.

calculated

(ˈkælkjʊˌleɪtɪd)
adj (usually prenominal)
1. undertaken after considering the likelihood of success or failure: a calculated risk.
2. deliberately planned; premeditated: a calculated insult.

cal•cu•lat•ed

(ˈkæl kyəˌleɪ tɪd)

adj.
1. arrived at by mathematical calculation.
2. carefully thought out or planned.
3. deliberate; intentional.
[1715–25]
cal′cu•lat`ed•ly, adv.
cal′cu•lat`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.calculated - carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"
intended - resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult"

calculated

calculated

adjective
1. Resulting from deliberation and careful thought:
2. Planned, weighed, or estimated in advance:
Translations
preračunan

calculated

[ˈkælkjʊleɪtɪd] ADJ (= deliberate) [insult, action] → deliberado, intencionado
(to take) a calculated risk(correr) un riesgo calculado

calculated

[ˈkælkjʊleɪtɪd] adj
(= deliberate) [insult, action] → délibéré(e)
(= considered) a calculated risk → un risque calculé
not calculated to do sth
It's a decision not calculated to → C'est une décision qui n'est pas faite pour ...

calculated

adj (= deliberate)berechnet; a calculated insultein bewusster Affront; a calculated riskein kalkuliertes Risiko

calculated

[ˈkælkjʊˌleɪtɪd] adj (insult, action) → calcolato/a, intenzionale
a calculated risk → un rischio calcolato
References in classic literature ?
I've calculated the cost, and I'll pay for it myself.
He recalled that a Sunday Special had once calculated that the working time of Arnold Thorndike brought him in two hundred dollars a minute.
When it was understood, however, that the Colonel intended to erect a family mansion-spacious, ponderously framed of oaken timber, and calculated to endure for many generations of his posterity over the spot first covered by the log-built hut of Matthew Maule, there was much shaking of the head among the village gossips.
The minister, on the other hand, had never gone through an experience calculated to lead him beyond the scope of generally received laws; although, in a single instance, he had so fearfully transgressed one of the most sacred of them.
But it was especially the aspect of the three chief officers of the ship, the mates, which was most forcibly calculated to allay these colorless misgivings, and induce confidence and cheerfulness in every presentment of the voyage.
At length the desired observation was taken; and with his pencil upon his ivory leg, Ahab soon calculated what his latitude must be at that precise instant.
Not a chicken or turkey or duck in the barn-yard but looked grave when they saw her approaching, and seemed evidently to be reflecting on their latter end; and certain it was that she was always meditating on trussing, stuffing and roasting, to a degree that was calculated to inspire terror in any reflecting fowl living.
However, I made a note of the remark, and calculated to educate the commonwealth up to it if I pulled through.
With us, its Sunday meaning is, stay in the house and keep still; with the Germans its Sunday and week-day meanings seem to be the same--rest the TIRED PART, and never mind the other parts of the frame; rest the tired part, and use the means best calculated to rest that particular part.
Blamed if the king didn't have to brace up mighty quick, or he'd a squshed down like a bluff bank that the river has cut under, it took him so sudden; and, mind you, it was a thing that was calculated to make most ANYBODY sqush to get fetched such a solid one as that without any notice, because how was HE going to know what was tattooed on the man?
So she lifted up her voice at an angle calculated for distance and shouted:
Their backs had been made familiar with the bloody lash, so that they had become callous; mine was yet tender; for while at Baltimore I got few whip- pings, and few slaves could boast of a kinder master and mistress than myself; and the thought of pass- ing out of their hands into those of Master Andrew-- a man who, but a few days before, to give me a sample of his bloody disposition, took my little brother by the throat, threw him on the ground, and with the heel of his boot stamped upon his head till the blood gushed from his nose and ears--was well calculated to make me anxious as to my fate.