# reckoning

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## reck·on·ing

(rĕk′ə-nĭng)
n.
1. The act of counting or computing.
2. An itemized bill or statement of a sum due.
3. A settlement of accounts: a day of reckoning.
4.
a. The act or process of calculating the position of a ship or an aircraft.
b. The position so calculated.

## reckoning

(ˈrɛkənɪŋ)
n
1. the act of counting or calculating
2. (Commerce) settlement of an account or bill
3. (Commerce) a bill or account
4. retribution for one's actions (esp in the phrase day of reckoning)

## reck•on•ing

(ˈrɛk ə nɪŋ)

n.
1. computation; calculation.
2. the settlement of accounts.
3. a statement of an amount due; bill.
4. an accounting, as for things done: a day of reckoning.
5. an appraisal or judgment.
[1250–1300]

## reckoning

• dead reckoning - A calculation based on guesswork.
• logarithm - From Greek logos, "reckoning, ratio," and arithmos, "number."
• ratio - From Latin, literally, "reckoning."
• scotfree - From Scandinavian for "a payment or reckoning," plus "free."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 reckoning - problem solving that involves numbers or quantitiesproblem solving - the thought processes involved in solving a problemextrapolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known valuesinterpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already knownconversion - a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"derivative, derived function, differential, differential coefficient, first derivative - the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dxintegral - the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x) 2 reckoning - a bill for an amount duetallyinvoice, bill, account - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe" 3 reckoning - the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order; "the counting continued for several hours"investigating, investigation - the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematicallyblood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood samplecensus, nose count, nosecount - a periodic count of the populationcountdown - counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)miscount - an inaccurate countpoll - the counting of votes (as in an election)recount - an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close electionsperm count - the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate

## reckoning

noun
1. By my reckoning we were seven or eight kilometers away.
2. She knew the truce would not last. There would be a reckoning.
3. day of retribution, fate, doom, Doomsday, judgment day, day of judgment, last judgment the day of reckoning

## reckoning

noun
1. A noting of items one by one:
Archaic: tale.
2. The act, process, or result of calculating:
3. A precise list of fees or charges:
Informal: tab.
Translations
حِساب الدُّيون أو المَصْروفاتحِساب، تَقْدير
propočetúčet
beregningopgørelse
uppgjörútreikningur
hesaphesap görme

## reckoning

[ˈreknɪŋ] N
1. (= calculation) →
according to my reckoningsegún mis cálculos
to be out in one's reckoning
to come into the reckoning
by any reckoninga todas luces
2. (= bill) →
to pay the reckoning
3. day of reckoning (fig) →
4. (Naut)

## reckoning

[ˈrɛkənɪŋ] n
(= calculation) → calculs mpl
by my reckoning ... → selon mes calculs ...
(= retribution)
The moment of reckoning is approaching → Le moment de rendre des comptes approche. day of reckoning
(mainly British) to be in the reckoning (= in the running) → être dans la course
to be in the reckoning for sth → être dans la course pour qch
to be out of the reckoning (= out of the running) → ne plus être dans la course

## reckoning

n
(= calculation)(Be)rechnung f; (old: = bill, account) → Rechnung f; to be out in one’s reckoningsich ziemlich verrechnet haben; the day of reckoningder Tag der Abrechnung; in your reckoningIhrer Meinung or Schätzung nach

## reckoning

[ˈrɛknɪŋ] ncalcoli mpl, conti mpl
to be out in one's reckoning → aver sbagliato or fatto male i propri conti
the day of reckoning (fig) → il momento della resa dei conti

## reckon

(ˈrekən) verb
1. to consider. He is reckoned (to be / as / as being) the best pianist in Britain.
2. (especially American) to think; to have decided; to intend. Do you reckon we'll succeed?; Is he reckoning on coming?
ˈreckoning noun
1. calculation; counting. By my reckoning, we must be about eight kilometres from the town.
2. the settling of debts etc.
day of reckoning
the time when one has to pay for, or be punished for, one's mistakes, crimes etc.
reckon on
to depend on or expect. I was reckoning on meeting him tonight.
reckon up
to count or calculate. to reckon up the total cost.
reckon with
to be prepared for; to take into consideration. I didn't reckon with all these problems; He's a man to be reckoned with (= a powerful man).
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