Reck´on   Pronunciation: rĕk´'n
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Reckoned (rĕk"'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Reckoning.]
1.To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
The priest shall reckon to him the money according to the years that remain.
- Lev. xxvii. 18.
I reckoned above two hundred and fifty on the outside of the church.
- Addison.
2.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.
He was reckoned among the transgressors.
- Luke xxii. 37.
For him I reckon not in high estate.
- Milton.
3.To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.
Faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness.
- Rom. iv. 9.
Without her eccentricities being reckoned to her for a crime.
- Hawthorne.
4.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.
v. i.1.To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
2.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."
To reckon for
to answer for; to pay the account for.
To reckon on
to count or depend on; to include as a factor within one's considerations.
- Bp. Sanderson.
To reckon with
a - to settle accounts or claims with; - used literally or figuratively.
b - to include as a factor in one's plans or calculations; to anticipate.
c - to deal with; to handle; as, I have to reckon with raising three children as well as doing my job.
After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them.
- Matt. xxv. 19.
Verb1.reckon - 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.reckon - judge to be probable
3.reckon - 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"
Synonyms: consider, regard, view, see
4.reckon - make a mathematical calculation or computation
5.reckon - 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"
Synonyms: depend, bet, calculate, count, look
6.reckon - take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"
Synonyms: count
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