Etymology
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computation (n.)

c. 1400, "act, process, or method of arithmetical calculation," from Latin computationem (nominative computatio), noun of action from past participle stem of computare "to sum up, reckon, compute," from com "with, together" (see com-) + putare "to reckon," originally "to prune," from PIE root *pau- (2) "to cut, strike, stamp." From 1713 as "a result of computation, amount reckoned."

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Definitions of computation

computation (n.)
the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods;
Synonyms: calculation / computing
computation (n.)
problem solving that involves numbers or quantities;
Synonyms: calculation / figuring / reckoning
From wordnet.princeton.edu