Definition of Reckon

1. Verb. Expect, believe, or suppose. "They reckon that there was a traffic accident "; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"

Exact synonyms: Guess, Imagine, Opine, Suppose, Think
Generic synonyms: Anticipate, Expect
Specialized synonyms: Suspect
Derivative terms: Guess, Guess, Guesser, Opinion, Supposal, Supposition, Thought, Thought



2. Verb. Judge to be probable.
Exact synonyms: Calculate, Count On, Estimate, Figure, Forecast
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Allow, Take Into Account
Derivative terms: Calculable, Calculation, Estimator, Forecast, Forecaster

3. Verb. Deem to be. "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

4. Verb. Make a mathematical calculation or computation.

5. Verb. Have faith or confidence in. "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
Exact synonyms: Bet, Calculate, Count, Depend, Look
Generic synonyms: Bank, Rely, Swear, Trust
Derivative terms: Dependency

6. Verb. Take account of. "Count on the monsoon"
Exact synonyms: Count
Generic synonyms: Approximate, Estimate, Gauge, Guess, Judge

Definition of Reckon

1. v. t. To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.

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

Definition of Reckon

1. Verb. To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate. ¹

2. 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. ¹

3. Verb. To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value. ¹

4. Verb. To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause; ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing. ¹

6. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reckon

1. to count or compute [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reckon

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reck
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reckful
reckfulness
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recklessly
recklessness
recklessnesses
reckling
recklings
reckmaster
reckon (current term)
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reckon without
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Literary usage of Reckon

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"I reckon it's a niced pretty colour. She reckoned she didn't know the way, ... I reckon we shall have some downfall, t' kitchen floor's corned out so white. ..."

2. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"CHAPTER LII That a man ought not to reckon himself worthy of consolation, but more worthy of chastisement 0 LORD, I am not worthy of Thy consolation, ..."

3. The Works of George Berkeley, D.D., Bishop of Cloyne by George Berkeley, John Dewey, Ferdinand Gregorovius, George Sampson, Annie Hamilton, Arthur James Balfour Balfour (1898)
"Rakes cannot reckon. 19. Abilities and success of minute philosophers. 20. Happy effects of the minute philosophy in particular instances. 21. ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"CHAPTER LII That a man ought not to reckon himself worthy of consolation, but more worthy of chastisement 0 LORD, I am not worthy of Thy consolation, ..."

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