What does reckon mean?

Definitions for reckon
ˈrɛk ənreck·on

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reckon.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guessverb

    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, forecastverb

    judge to be probable

  3. see, consider, reckon, view, regardverb

    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, figureverb

    make a mathematical calculation or computation

  5. count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckonverb

    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, countverb

    take account of

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

Wiktionary

  1. reckonverb

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

  2. reckonverb

    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. reckonverb

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

  4. reckonverb

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

  5. reckonverb

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

  6. reckonverb

    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. 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. Reckonverb

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

  2. Reckonverb

    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. Reckonverb

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

  4. Reckonverb

    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. Reckonverb

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

  6. Reckonverb

    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

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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. Barack Obama:

    We do know that once again, innocent people were killed in part because someone who wanted to inflict harm had no trouble getting their hands on a gun, at some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this kind of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn't happen in other places with this kind of frequency. It is in our power to do something about it.

  2. Marc Ganis:

    The Cubs ' are going to be a team to reckon with on the field and as a business enterprise for the next decade or so.

  3. Stu Pengelly:

    A quiche would cook in 2 hours, I reckon.

  4. Nick Kyrgios:

    Playing out here and having this kind of support has made me have a second wind. I reckon I ’m going to come back and play for a bit longer, i did all I could to prepare to get here. I beat a heck of a player first round and I played a great second round.

  5. 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.

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Translations for reckon

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  • اعتقدArabic
  • abschätzen, zusammenrechnen, vermuten, ausrechnen, berrechnen, rechnen mit, schätzen, rechnen, mutmaßen, kalkulieren, errechnenGerman
  • calcular, tantear, adjudicar, concluir, estimar, atribuir, contar, suponerSpanish
  • روی چیزی حساب کردنPersian
  • considérer, estimerFrench
  • माननाHindi
  • חושבHebrew
  • တွက်Burmese
  • veronderstellenDutch
  • полагать, подсчитывать, считатьRussian
  • izračunatiSerbo-Croatian
  • கணக்கிடுங்கள்Tamil
  • คิดThai
  • سمجھوUrdu
  • 估計Chinese

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