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reck·on

 (rĕk′ən)
v. reck·oned, reck·on·ing, reck·ons
v.tr.
1. To count or compute: reckon the cost. See Synonyms at calculate.
2. To consider as being; regard as: a book that was reckoned a masterpiece. See Synonyms at consider.
3. Chiefly Southern & South Midland
a. To think or conclude: I reckon what you say is true.
b. To expect or intend (to do something): "You reckon to call the sheriff?" (Cormac McCarthy).
v.intr.
1. To make a calculation; figure.
2. Chiefly South & South Midland To think or believe: I reckon so.
Phrasal Verbs:
reckon on Chiefly Southern & South Midland
To expect or anticipate: When do you reckon on coming back?
reckon with
To take into account or deal with: a man to be reckoned with.
reckon without
To fail to consider or deal with; ignore.

[Middle English rekenen, from Old English gerecenian, to recount, arrange; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

reckon

(ˈrɛkən)
vb
1. to calculate or ascertain by calculating; compute
2. (tr) to include; count as part of a set or class: I reckon her with the angels.
3. (usually passive) to consider or regard: he is reckoned clever.
4. (when tr, takes a clause as object) to think or suppose; be of the opinion: I reckon you don't know where to go next.
5. (foll by: with) to settle accounts (with)
6. (intr; foll by with or without) to take into account or fail to take into account: the bully reckoned without John's big brother.
7. (intr; foll by on or upon) to rely or depend: I reckon on your support in this crisis.
8. (tr) slang to regard as good: I don't reckon your chances of success.
9. (tr) informal to have a high opinion of: she was sensitive to bad reviews, even from people she did not reckon.
10. to be reckoned with of considerable importance or influence
[Old English (ge)recenian recount; related to Old Frisian rekenia, Old High German rehhanón to count]

reck•on

(ˈrɛk ən)

v.t.
1. to count, compute, or calculate, as in number or amount.
2. to esteem or consider; regard as; deem: to be reckoned an authority.
3. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to think or suppose.
v.i.
4. to count; make a computation or calculation.
5. to settle accounts, as with a person (often fol. by up).
6. to count, depend, or rely (usu. fol. by on or upon).
7. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. to think or suppose.
8. reckon with, to consider, deal with, or anticipate.
9. reckon without, to fail to consider, deal with, or anticipate.
[before 1000; Middle English rekenen, Old English gerecenian to report, pay; c. German rechnen to compute]
reck′on•er, n.

reckon


Past participle: reckoned
Gerund: reckoning

Imperative
reckon
reckon
Present
I reckon
you reckon
he/she/it reckons
we reckon
you reckon
they reckon
Preterite
I reckoned
you reckoned
he/she/it reckoned
we reckoned
you reckoned
they reckoned
Present Continuous
I am reckoning
you are reckoning
he/she/it is reckoning
we are reckoning
you are reckoning
they are reckoning
Present Perfect
I have reckoned
you have reckoned
he/she/it has reckoned
we have reckoned
you have reckoned
they have reckoned
Past Continuous
I was reckoning
you were reckoning
he/she/it was reckoning
we were reckoning
you were reckoning
they were reckoning
Past Perfect
I had reckoned
you had reckoned
he/she/it had reckoned
we had reckoned
you had reckoned
they had reckoned
Future
I will reckon
you will reckon
he/she/it will reckon
we will reckon
you will reckon
they will reckon
Future Perfect
I will have reckoned
you will have reckoned
he/she/it will have reckoned
we will have reckoned
you will have reckoned
they will have reckoned
Future Continuous
I will be reckoning
you will be reckoning
he/she/it will be reckoning
we will be reckoning
you will be reckoning
they will be reckoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reckoning
you have been reckoning
he/she/it has been reckoning
we have been reckoning
you have been reckoning
they have been reckoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reckoning
you will have been reckoning
he/she/it will have been reckoning
we will have been reckoning
you will have been reckoning
they will have been reckoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reckoning
you had been reckoning
he/she/it had been reckoning
we had been reckoning
you had been reckoning
they had been reckoning
Conditional
I would reckon
you would reckon
he/she/it would reckon
we would reckon
you would reckon
they would reckon
Past Conditional
I would have reckoned
you would have reckoned
he/she/it would have reckoned
we would have reckoned
you would have reckoned
they would have reckoned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
anticipate, expect - regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow"
suspect - hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty; "The U.S. suspected Bin Laden as the mastermind behind the terrorist attacks"
2.reckon - judge to be probable
pass judgment, evaluate, judge - form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"
take into account, allow - allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something; "I allow for this possibility"; "The seamstress planned for 5% shrinkage after the first wash"
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"
expect - consider reasonable or due; "I'm expecting a full explanation as to why these files were destroyed"
receive - regard favorably or with disapproval; "Her new collection of poems was not well received"
construe, interpret, see - make sense of; assign a meaning to; "What message do you see in this letter?"; "How do you interpret his behavior?"
reconsider - consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing; "Won't you reconsider your decision?"
reconsider - consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, with a view to altering it
include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"
think, believe, conceive, consider - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
consider - regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem; "Please consider your family"
call - consider or regard as being; "I would not call her beautiful"
like - feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard; "How did you like the President's speech last night?"
relativise, relativize - consider or treat as relative
identify - consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else; "He identified with the refugees"
favor, favour - consider as the favorite; "The local team was favored"
abstract - consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically
reify - consider an abstract concept to be real
idealise, idealize - consider or render as ideal; "She idealized her husband after his death"
deem, take for, view as, hold - keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"
esteem, respect, value, prise, prize - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
disesteem, disrespect - have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
make - consider as being; "It wasn't the problem some people made it"
capitalise, capitalize - consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
prize, treasure, value, appreciate - hold dear; "I prize these old photographs"
4.reckon - make a mathematical calculation or computation
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
reason - think logically; "The children must learn to reason"
quantise, quantize - apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor; "Quantize gravity"
work out - be calculated; "The fees work out to less than $1,000"
extract - calculate the root of a number
process - perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information; "The results of the elections were still being processed when he gave his acceptance speech"
prorate - divide or assess proportionally; "The rent was prorated for the rest of the month"
miscalculate, misestimate - calculate incorrectly; "I miscalculated the number of guests at the wedding"
recalculate - calculate anew; "The costs had to be recalculated"
average out, average - compute the average of
factor, factor in, factor out - resolve into factors; "a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
add together, add - make an addition by combining numbers; "Add 27 and 49, please!"
deduct, subtract, take off - make a subtraction; "subtract this amount from my paycheck"
multiply - combine by multiplication; "multiply 10 by 15"
fraction, divide - perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"
interpolate, extrapolate - estimate the value of
differentiate - calculate a derivative; take the derivative
integrate - calculate the integral of; calculate by integration
survey - plot a map of (land)
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
budget - make a budget
capitalise, capitalize - compute the present value of a business or an income
solve, resolve - find the solution; "solve an equation"; "solve for x"
depend, bet, reckon, calculate, count, look - 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"
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"
rely, trust, swear, bank - have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
6.reckon - take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge - judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"

reckon

verb
1. (Informal) think, believe, suppose, imagine, assume, guess (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), fancy, conjecture, surmise, be of the opinion He reckoned he was still fond of her.
2. consider, hold, rate, account, judge, think of, regard, estimate, count, calculate, evaluate, esteem, deem, gauge, look upon, appraise The sale has been held up because the price is reckoned to be too high.
3. expect, hope, anticipate Police officers on the case are reckoning to charge someone very shortly.
4. count, figure, total, calculate, compute, add up, tally, number, enumerate The 'normal' by-election swing against a government is reckoned at about 5 per cent.
reckon on or upon something rely on, count on, bank on, depend on, hope for, calculate, trust in, take for granted He reckons on being world heavyweight champion.
reckon with something or someone (usually in negative construction) take into account, expect, plan for, anticipate, be prepared for, bear in mind, foresee, bargain for, take cognizance of He had not reckoned with the strength of her feelings for him.
reckon without something or someone overlook, ignore, disregard, fail to notice, fail to take account of, fail to anticipate He reckoned without the strength of his girlfriend.
to be reckoned with powerful, important, strong, significant, considerable, influential, weighty, consequential This act was a signal that he was someone to be reckoned with.

reckon

verb
1. To note (items) one by one so as to get a total:
2. To ascertain by mathematics:
3. To calculate approximately:
4. To look upon in a particular way:
5. Informal. To take for granted without proof:
phrasal verb
reckon on or upon
To place trust or confidence in:
bank on (or upon), believe in, count on (or upon), depend on (or upon), rely on (or upon), trust (in).
Translations
يَحْسُبُيَحْسِب، يَعْتَبِريُفَكِّر
domnívat semyslitpovažovat
regne med
olla jotain mieltä
misliti
tekint
álíta, teljagera ráî fyrir
判断する
간주하다
atpildasatpildo dienaatsiskaitymasskaitytis su
domātparedzētplānotuzskatīt
domnevatiizračunatimeniti
räkna ut
คิดว่า พิจารณาว่า ถือว่า
düşünmekgözü ile bakmaksanmaktahmin etmek
nghĩ là

reckon

[ˈrekən]
A. VT
1. (= calculate) → calcular
prices are reckoned to be about 2% up on last yearse calcula que los precios han subido en un 2% comparados con respecto al año pasado
2. (= consider) → considerar
he is reckoned to be Spain's top conductorestá considerado como el mejor director de orquesta de España
3. (= think) → creer
she'll come, I reckoncreo or me parece que vendrá, se me hace que vendrá (Mex)
you reckon?¿tú crees?, ¿te parece a ti?
I reckon soeso creo, creo or me parece que sí
I reckon he must be about 40calculo que debe estar rondando los 40
what do you reckon our chances are?¿qué posibilidades crees or te parece que tenemos?
4. (= plan, expect) to reckon to do sthcontar con poder hacer algo, esperar poder hacer algo
they reckon to sell most of them abroadcuentan con or esperan poder vender la mayoría en el extranjero
B. VI (= count) → contar
reckoning from todaycontando a partir de hoy
reckon in VT + ADVtener en cuenta, incluir
reckon on VI + PREPcontar con
you can reckon on 30 peoplepuedes contar con 30 personas
to reckon on (sth/sb) doing sth: I'd reckoned on doing that tomorrowhabía contado con (que iba a) hacer eso mañana
I hadn't reckoned on the police arrivingno había contado con que llegara la policía
reckon up VT + ADV (= calculate, add up) → calcular
reckon with VI + PREP
1. (= take into account) → contar con, tener en cuenta
there were factors we had not reckoned withhabía factores con los que no habíamos contado, había factores que no habíamos tenido en cuenta
we hadn't reckoned with having to walkno habíamos contado con tener que ir a pie
see also force A3
2. (= contend with) → vérselas con
if you offend him you'll have the whole family to reckon withsi le ofendes tendrás que vértelas con toda la familia
reckon without VI + PREPno contar con, no tener en cuenta
I had reckoned without her brotherno había contado con or tenido en cuenta a su hermano

reckon

[ˈrɛkən]
vt
(= estimate) [+ amount] → estimer
The amount was reckoned at 140 billion dollars → La somme a été estimée à 140 milliards de dollars.
to reckon sb/sth to be sth → estimer que qn/qch est qch
About 40 per cent of the country is reckoned to be illiterate → On estime qu'environ 40 pour cent de la population du pays est analphabète.
(= consider) → considérer, estimer
This album is generally reckoned to be one of his best → Cet album est considéré comme l'une de ses meilleures œuvres.
(= think) → penser
What do you reckon? → Qu'est-ce que tu en penses?
to reckon (that) ... → penser que ...
vi (= calculate) → calculer, compter
reckon on
vt fuscompter sur, s'attendre à
They had not reckoned on such a fight → Ils ne s'attendaient pas à une telle lutte.
to reckon on doing sth → compter faire qch
reckon with
vt fus (= take into account) → tenir compte de
a force to be reckoned with
He is a force to be reckoned with → Il ne faut pas le sous-estimer.
reckon without
vt fusne pas tenir compte de

reckon

vt
(= calculate) time, numbers, points, costs, areaausrechnen, berechnen; he reckoned the cost to be £40.51er berechnete die Kosten auf £ 40,51
(= judge)rechnen, zählen (among zu); she is reckoned (to be) a beautiful womansie gilt als schöne Frau
(= think, suppose)glauben; (= estimate)schätzen; what do you reckon?was meinen Sie?; I reckon we can startich glaube, wir können anfangen; I reckon he must be about fortyich schätze, er müsste so um die vierzig sein; he reckons himself to be one of the best …er hält sich für einen der besten
(sl) (= like)gut finden (inf); (= think likely to succeed)große Chancen geben (+dat)
vi (= calculate)rechnen; reckoning from tomorrowab morgen gerechnet

reckon

[ˈrɛkn]
1. vt (calculate) → calcolare; (believe) → pensare, credere; (judge) → considerare, stimare
I reckon him to be one of the best → lo considero uno dei migliori, per me è uno dei migliori
I reckon (that) we'll be late → prevedo che saremo in ritardo
2. vicontare, calcolare
to reckon with sb → fare i conti con qn
he is somebody to be reckoned with → è uno da non sottovalutare
to reckon without sb/sth → non tener conto di qn/qc
to reckon without doing sth → non calcolare di fare qc
reckon in vt + advconsiderare
when everything is reckoned in ... → a conti fatti...
reckon on vi + prep (bank on) → contare su; (expect) → prevedere
to reckon on doing sth → far conto di fare qc
reckon up vt + adv (frm) (cost, losses) → calcolare
to reckon up the bill → fare il conto

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).

reckon

يَحْسُبُ domnívat se regne med meinen λογαριάζω opinar olla jotain mieltä penser misliti calcolare 判断する 간주하다 rekenen synes przypuścić calcular считать räkna ut คิดว่า พิจารณาว่า ถือว่า düşünmek nghĩ là 猜想
References in classic literature ?
I reckon she was confused and didn't know where to begin.
No--I reckon one o' them fancy groups--one o' them Latin goddesses that Fairfax is always gassin' about, sorter leadin', directin' and bossin' us where to dig.
PHOEBE, on entering the shop, beheld there the already familiar face of the little devourer--if we can reckon his mighty deeds aright--of Jim Crow, the elephant, the camel, the dromedaries, and the locomotive.
On the other side of the house, old Roger Chillingworth arranged his study and laboratory: not such as a modern man of science would reckon even tolerably complete, but provided with a distilling apparatus and the means of compounding drugs and chemicals, which the practised alchemist knew well how to turn to purpose.
I felt, in a fierce rigor of confidence, that if I stood my ground a minute I should cease--for the time, at least-- to have him to reckon with; and during the minute, accordingly, the thing was as human and hideous as a real interview: hideous just because it WAS human, as human as to have met alone, in the small hours, in a sleeping house, some enemy, some adventurer, some criminal.
Under this head I reckon a monster which, by the various names of Fin-Back, Tall-Spout, and Long-John, has been seen almost in every sea and is commonly the whale whose distant jet is so often descried by passengers crossing the Atlantic, in the New York packet-tracks.
I reckon about twenty cents for supper," replied the farmer.
Just show 'em how many watches, feathers, and trinkets, one's weight in gold would buy, and that alters the case, I reckon.
That will do," I said; "I reckon you are a patient.
So that makes me part blue grass and part fossil; if there is any older or better stock, you will have to look for it among the Four Hundred, I reckon.
Well, it's too many for ME, that's certain; must be a mighty long hole; however, I ain't got no time to fool around here, I got to "tend to business"; I reckon it's all right--chance it, anyway.
Don't you reckon that the people that made the books knows what's the correct thing to do?