Definitions for reckoner

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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. calculator, reckoner, figurer, estimator, computer(noun)

    an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)

  2. reckoner, ready reckoner(noun)

    a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation

Wiktionary

  1. reckoner(Noun)

    One who reckons.

  2. reckoner(Noun)

    An accountant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reckoner(noun)

    one who reckons or computes; also, a book of calculations, tables, etc., to assist in reckoning

Freebase

  1. Reckoner

    "Reckoner" is a song by the English alternative rock band Radiohead, and is the seventh track on their 2007 album In Rainbows. The song was released as the third and final single from In Rainbows on 23 September 2008. It was released through the Radiohead Remix website in the form of "stems", individual parts of the song for fans to remix, as with "Nude". The band had James Holden and Diplo create the first remixes of "Reckoner". The song was listed at #254 on Pitchfork Media's "Top 500 songs of the 2000s". In October 2011, NME placed it at number 93 on its list "150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years".

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