1. [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.
2. Adapted by calculation, contrivance. or forethought to
accomplish a purpose; as, to use arts calculated to
deceive the people; a calculated response.
3. Likely to produce a certain effect, whether intended or
not; fitted; adapted; suited.
The only danger that attends multiplicity of
publication is, that some of them may be calculated
to injure rather than benefit society. --Goldsmith.
The minister, on the other hand, had never gone
through an experience calculated to lead him beyond
the scope of generally received laws. --Hawthorne.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult";
"with measured irony" [syn: deliberate, calculated,
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,