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Wordnet 3.0


1. carefully thought out in advance;
- Example: "a calculated insult"
- Example: "with measured irony"
[syn: deliberate, calculated, measured]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Calculated \Cal"cu*la`ted\, p. p. & a. 1. Worked out by calculation; as calculated tables for computing interest; ascertained or conjectured as a result of calculation; as, the calculated place of a planet; the calculated velocity of a cannon ball. [1913 Webster] 2. Adapted by calculation, contrivance. or forethought to accomplish a purpose; as, to use arts calculated to deceive the people; a calculated response. [1913 Webster] 3. Likely to produce a certain effect, whether intended or not; fitted; adapted; suited. [1913 Webster] The only danger that attends multiplicity of publication is, that some of them may be calculated to injure rather than benefit society. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] The minister, on the other hand, had never gone through an experience calculated to lead him beyond the scope of generally received laws. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

calculated adj 1: carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony" [syn: deliberate, calculated, measured]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

65 Moby Thesaurus words for "calculated": adapted, adjusted, advised, aimed, aimed at, arranged, blueprinted, charted, conscious, considered, contemplated, contrived, deliberate, deliberated, designed, devised, envisaged, envisioned, figured, fit, fitted, in the works, intended, intentional, knowing, meant, meditated, methodized, of design, on the agenda, on the anvil, on the calendar, on the carpet, on the docket, on the tapis, organized, planned, plotted, premeditated, prepared, projected, proposed, purposed, purposeful, purposive, rationalized, reasoned, scheduled, schematized, set, shaped, strategetic, strategic, studied, suited, sur le tapis, systematized, tactical, teleological, thought-out, voluntary, weighed, willful, witting, worked out