Definitions for reckonˈrɛk ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

reck•onˈrɛk ən(v.t.)

  1. to count, compute, or calculate, as in number or amount.

  2. to esteem or consider; regard as; deem:

    to be reckoned an authority.

  3. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to think or suppose.

    Category: Dialect

  4. (v.i.)to count; make a computation or calculation.

  5. to settle accounts, as with a person (often fol. by up).

  6. to count, depend, or rely (usu. fol. by on or upon).

  7. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to think or suppose.

    Category: Dialect

  8. reckon with, to consider, deal with, or anticipate.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  9. reckon without, to fail to consider, deal with, or anticipate.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Origin of reckon:

bef. 1000; ME rekenen, OE gerecenian to report, pay; c. G rechnen to compute

reck′on•er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess(verb)

    expect, believe, or suppose

    "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"

  2. calculate, estimate, reckon, count on, figure, forecast(verb)

    judge to be probable

  3. see, consider, reckon, view, regard(verb)

    deem to be

    "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

  4. calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure(verb)

    make a mathematical calculation or computation

  5. count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon(verb)

    have faith or confidence in

    "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

  6. reckon, count(verb)

    take account of

    "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. reckon(verb)ˈrɛk ən

    to think or have an opinion

    I reckon (that) she already knows.; I'd say it's about 2 hours from here. What do you reckon?

Wiktionary

  1. reckon(Verb)

    To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.

  2. reckon(Verb)

    To count as in a number, rank, or series; to estimate by rank or quality; to place by estimation; to account; to esteem; to repute.

  3. reckon(Verb)

    To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.

  4. reckon(Verb)

    To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause;

  5. reckon(Verb)

    To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.

  6. reckon(Verb)

    To come to an accounting; to make up accounts; to settle; to examine and strike the balance of debt and credit; to adjust relations of desert or penalty.

    Parfay," sayst thou, sometime he reckon shall." Chaucer.

  7. Origin: Middle English rekenen, from gerecenian; akin to Dutch rekenen, German rechnen, Old High German rahnjan, and to English reck, rake; the original sense probably being, "to bring together, count together". See reck.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reckon(verb)

    to count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate

  2. Reckon(verb)

    to count as in a number, rank, or series; to estimate by rank or quality; to place by estimation; to account; to esteem; to repute

  3. Reckon(verb)

    to charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value

  4. Reckon(verb)

    to conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause; as, I reckon he won't try that again

  5. Reckon(verb)

    to make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing

  6. Reckon(verb)

    to come to an accounting; to make up accounts; to settle; to examine and strike the balance of debt and credit; to adjust relations of desert or penalty

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reckon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #884

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reckon' in Verbs Frequency: #476


Translations for reckon

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

reckon(verb)

to consider

He is reckoned (to be / as / as being) the best pianist in Britain.

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