What does reckon mean?

Definitions for reckon
ˈrɛk ənreck·on

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. reckon(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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.

  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.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. reckon(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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.

  4. reckon(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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.

  5. reckon(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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.

  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.

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reckon

    rek′n, v.t. to count: to place in the number or rank of: to esteem: to think, believe.—v.i. to calculate: to charge to account: to make up accounts: to settle accounts (fol. by with): to count or rely (with on or upon): to have an impression: to think: to suppose.—ns. Reck′oner; Reck′oning, an account of time: settlement of accounts, &c.: charges for entertainment: standing as to rank: (naut.) a calculation of the ship's position: (B.) estimation: value.—Reckon for, to be answerable for; Reckon on, or upon, to count or depend upon; Reckon without his host (see Host).—Day of reckoning, the day when an account must be given and a settlement made: the judgment-day. [A.S. ge-recenian, to explain; Ger. rechnen.]

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

How to pronounce reckon?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say reckon in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reckon in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reckon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of reckon in a Sentence

  1. Stu Pengelly:

    A quiche would cook in 2 hours, I reckon.

  2. Akinjo Joshua:

    People want to stay with something they can reckon with, the rabbit being an intelligent animal fits in this space.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Dare to reckon only/wholly with God almighty. For, he is worth reckoning with at all times/all-round. You can take my words for that.

  4. President Obama on Thursday:

    At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn’t happen in other places with this kind of frequency, and it is in our power to do something about it.

  5. Cat Ellington:

    If God ever commands the spirit of wisdom to depart from me, well, I reckon that I'll never be able to compose the written word again. Not in music, and not in literature. If there is a blank page before me, it wouldn't matter if my right hand held a thousand dollar ink pen from the House of Montblanc, or an ink pen branded Paper Mate, not one word would be jotted from the ink of either or, and the page would remain blank.

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Translations for reckon

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  • اعتقدArabic
  • abschätzen, errechnen, kalkulieren, mutmaßen, rechnen, schätzen, rechnen mit, berrechnen, ausrechnen, vermuten, zusammenrechnenGerman
  • estimar, calcular, adjudicar, contar, suponer, atribuir, concluir, tantearSpanish
  • روی چیزی حساب کردنPersian
  • considérer, estimerFrench
  • माननाHindi
  • חושבHebrew
  • တွက်Burmese
  • veronderstellenDutch
  • считать, подсчитывать, полагатьRussian
  • izračunatiSerbo-Croatian
  • கணக்கிடுங்கள்Tamil
  • سمجھوUrdu
  • 估計Chinese

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