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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)
5. (Navigation) nautical short for dead 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:
Noun1.reckoning - problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
problem solving - the thought processes involved in solving a problem
extrapolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
interpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
conversion - 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)/dx
integral - 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 due
invoice, 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 countingreckoning - 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 systematically
blood count - the act of estimating the number of red and white corpuscles in a blood sample
census, nose count, nosecount - a periodic count of the population
countdown - counting backward from an arbitrary number to indicate the time remaining before some event (such as launching a space vehicle)
miscount - an inaccurate count
poll - the counting of votes (as in an election)
recount - an additional (usually a second) count; especially of the votes in a close election
sperm count - the act of estimating the number of spermatozoa in an ejaculate

reckoning

noun
1. count, working, estimate, calculation, adding, counting, addition, computation, summation By my reckoning we were seven or eight kilometers away.
2. retribution, punishment, revenge, repayment, retaliation, vengeance, reprisal, compensation 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) → cálculo m
according to my reckoningsegún mis cálculos
to be out in one's reckoningerrar en el cálculo
to come into the reckoningentrar en los cálculos
by any reckoninga todas luces
2. (= bill) → cuenta f
to pay the reckoningpagar la cuenta
3. day of reckoning (fig) → ajuste m de cuentas
4. (Naut)
see dead D

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).
References in classic literature ?
You know the saloon is one of them patent houses you can take to pieces, and I've been reckoning you boys will have to pitch in and help me to take the whole shanty over to the laurel bushes, and put it up agin Kearney's cabin.
This difficulty occurred upon the present occasion; and it was the greater, as some gentlemen had, in their extreme hurry, marched off, after their first draught, and had entirely forgot to contribute anything towards the said reckoning.
In this controversy the whole company spoke together, and every man seemed wholly bent to extenuate the sum which fell to his share; so that the most probable conclusion which could be foreseen was, that a large portion of the reckoning would fall to the landlord's share to pay, or (what is much the same thing) would remain unpaid.
The dispute now grew so very warm that it seemed to draw towards a military decision, when Jones, stepping forward, silenced all their clamours at once, by declaring that he would pay the whole reckoning, which indeed amounted to no more than three shillings and fourpence.
They don't even take it into their reckoning in the form in which it should be taken, and the whole reckoning depends upon that.
It would make sense for most of the contestants that competed in each of the last two seasons to be part of "Final Reckoning.
Worryingly, only two per cent of you reckon Cardiff will be promoted back to the Premier League during 2015-16, with a greater number reckoning they'll be falling further into League One.
Tis widely know that insects sting Well, maybe there is a reckoning.
SET in a rich fantasy world created by author RA Salvatore and artist Todd McFarlane and developed by those behind the Elder Scrolls series, The Reckoning looks, feels and largely plays like an RPG "best of".
Abu Dhabi: AaGeo Electricals of Sharjah knocked Dubai Duty Free out the reckoning for a volleyball tournament on Saturday night.
That reckoning should have come years ago and Steiner would still be alive.
People and dogs can manage minor feats of dead reckoning, going in the right direction for at least a little ways in the dark, explains Tali Kimchi of Tel Aviv University in Israel.