crunch numbers

crunch numbers
crunch (the) numbers
to deal with data by performing a large number of calculations: »

We hired a major accounting firm to crunch the numbers.

»

We believe we have made a profit, but we haven't crunched the numbers yet.

See also NUMBER CRUNCHER(Cf. ↑number cruncher)
Main Entry: crunch

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • crunch — I. verb Etymology: alteration of craunch Date: 1706 intransitive verb 1. to chew or press with a crushing noise 2. to make one s way with a crushing noise transitive verb 1. to chew, press, or grind with a crunching sound 2. process; …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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