reckon up

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Related to reckon up: A Force to Be Reckoned With
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vt sepzusammenrechnen
viabrechnen (with mit)


(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).
References in classic literature ?
But, you know, this is what is surprising: why does it so happen that all these statisticians, sages and lovers of humanity, when they reckon up human advantages invariably leave out one?