Definitions of reckon

  1. 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"
  2. make a mathematical calculation or computation
  3. judge to be probable
  4. consider or deem to be; regard; " 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"
  5. take account of; " You have to reckon with our opponents"; " Count on the monsoon"
  6. 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"
  7. 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"
  8. To calculate
  9. To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
  10. 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.
  11. To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.
  12. To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. To count or compute; number; as, to reckon the cost; look upon as being; consider; as, I reckon him among my foes; to think; suppose; as, I reckon it will rain.
  16. To depend or rely; with on; as, he reckoned on their friendship; to calculate; make up accounts; settle; suppose; guess.
  17. Reckoner.
  18. To count: to place in the number or rank of: to account: to esteem.
  19. To calculate; make up accounts; settle.
  20. To count; compute; esteem.
  21. To count; compute; often with up.
  22. To consider; esteem.
  23. To count or depend ( on or upon).
  24. To settle accounts ( with).
  25. To count; to account or esteem; to set in the number or rank of.
  26. To calculate; to reason with one's self, and conclude from arguments; to charge to account; to pay a penalty; to suppose. To reckon on, to depend on.
  27. To number; to compute; to set in the number or rank of; to regard; to esteem; to estimate; to take into calculation; to be answerable for; to depend on.

Usage examples for reckon

  1. Don't you reckon strangers'd like to take a little walk, just as well as any other people? – The Lost City by Joseph E. Badger, Jr.
  2. There he comes now, I reckon. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  3. She must 'a' been a fishin', I reckon." – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  4. " Now what do you reckon that fool fellow wanted? – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  5. " Still," I said, " we have not only the Matabele to reckon with, recollect. – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  6. We must reckon with the sea. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  7. " Now then," said Van with a smile, " I reckon this is about as close as you need come, for the present- it's a great deal closer than many others have come." – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  8. So I reckon we're both content. – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts
  9. I've found that true so far, and I reckon it will be true to the end. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  10. " All you've got won't be any too much, I reckon," answered Beppa, with pride. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  11. And, at all events, I reckon we are both satisfied now as to who killed Widow Clemmens!" – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  12. " You did not reckon on the storm when you turned into this pass. – Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock
  13. I guess Miss Padova was about his style, after all; and I reckon it would take a man like him to manage one of her high flyin' kind. – Shorty McCabe by Sewell Ford
  14. " He's living, I reckon, but that's about all 'e is doing. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  15. They have to work, I reckon, whether they like it or no. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  16. " Boy, I reckon you ought to take that a little cheerfuller," he went on. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  17. Could I get either one of y'u, do y'u reckon? – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  18. " Why, certainly- I reckon that is the man," remarked Guyler. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  19. Then I thought, 'Well, to be sure, this Smith person was just an ordinary man, I reckon, and likely he got nervous of being so alone. – Friend Island by Francis Stevens