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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: to charge to account: to make up accounts: to settle: to pay a penalty.
  20. To calculate; make up accounts; settle.
  21. To count; compute; esteem.
  22. To count; compute; often with up.
  23. To consider; esteem.
  24. To count or depend ( on or upon).
  25. To settle accounts ( with).
  26. To count; to account or esteem; to set in the number or rank of.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
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Quotes of reckon

  1. Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance. – Alfred Adler
  2. Self -will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things. – Aeschylus
  3. In philosophy, you have to reckon with the implicit level of an accumulated reserve, and thus with a very great number of relays, with the shared responsibility of these relays. – Jacques Derrida
  4. I haven't any sort of plans for the future but I reckon things will work out in some manner. – Dashiell Hammett
  5. There are two great unknown forces today, electricity and woman, but men can reckon much better on electricity than they can on woman. – Josephine K. Henry
  6. Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools. – Thomas Hobbes
  7. A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried. – Garson Kanin
  8. The educator must above all understand how to wait; to reckon all effects in the light of the future, not of the present. – Ellen Key
  9. I reckon I closed down at least two films companies, one of which was in Ealing in the mid 1950s. – Nigel Kneale
  10. We seldom call anybody lazy, but such as we reckon inferior to us, and of whom we expect some service. – Bernard de Mandeville
  11. I reckon I tried everything on the old apple, but salt and pepper and chocolate sauce topping. – Gaylord Perry
  12. I feel like I've never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don't know exactly where I fit in... There's always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself. – Sam Shepard
  13. It's just like music when you reckon it up. It's like listening to Pavement it's just The Fall in 1985, isn't it? They haven't got an original idea in their heads. – Mark E. Smith
  14. One might almost reckon mathematically that, having undergone the double composition of public opinion and of the author, their history reaches us at third hand and is thus separated by two stages from the original fact. – Alfred de Vigny

Usage examples for reckon

  1. 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
  2. And, at all events, I reckon we are both satisfied now as to who killed Widow Clemmens!" – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  3. " Now what do you reckon that fool fellow wanted? – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  4. " All you've got won't be any too much, I reckon answered Beppa, with pride. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  5. " You did not reckon on the storm when you turned into this pass. – Maid Marian by Thomas Love Peacock
  6. They have to work, I reckon whether they like it or no. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  7. 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.
  8. Reckon he thought he'd be in the way. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. She must 'a' been a fishin', I reckon – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  10. " 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
  11. " He's living, I reckon but that's about all 'e is doing. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  12. There he comes now, I reckon – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  13. " Still," I said, " we have not only the Matabele to reckon with, recollect. – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  14. " Boy, I reckon you ought to take that a little cheerfuller," he went on. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  15. So I reckon we're both content. – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts
  16. " Why, certainly- I reckon that is the man," remarked Guyler. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  17. 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
  18. We must reckon with the sea. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  19. Could I get either one of y'u, do y'u reckon – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  20. 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

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