from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To count or compute: reckon the cost. See Synonyms at calculate.
- transitive v. To consider as being; regard as. See Synonyms at consider.
- transitive v. Informal To think or assume.
- intransitive v. To make a calculation; figure.
- intransitive v. To rely with confident expectancy. See Synonyms at rely.
- intransitive v. Informal To think or assume.
- 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
- v. 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.
- v. To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.
- v. To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause;
- v. To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
- v. 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
- transitive v. 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.
- transitive v. To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.
- transitive v. To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause.
- intransitive v. To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
- intransitive v. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To count, or count up; compute; calculate; tell over by items or one by one: often with up.
- To take into account; include in an account or category; set to one's account; impute; charge or credit.
- To take account of; inquire into; consider.
- To hold in estimation as; regard; consider as being.
- Synonyms To enumerate, cast, cast up.
- 1 and Compute, Count, etc. (see calculate).
- To make a computation; cast up an account; figure up.
- To make an accounting; settle accounts; come to an adjustment or to terms: commonly followed by with.
- To give an account of one's self; make an explanation.
- To take account of the points or details of a subject; reason; discriminate.
- To base a calculation or expectation; rely; count; depend: with on or upon.
- To hold a supposition or impression; have a notion; think; suppose; guess: as, I reckon a storm is coming.
- To expect; intend.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. judge to be probable
- v. have faith or confidence in
- v. take account of
- v. expect, believe, or suppose
- v. deem to be
- v. make a mathematical calculation or computation
All I reckon is a passage to Klondike in your boat would be mighty square of you.
The Jewish Chronicle even "reckons" that your husband is Jewish though their use of the word reckon puts their own Jewishness into question.
I cannot abide this woman who I reckon is nowhere near the politician her husband was and, indeed, is and who will be disastrous for the USA if they ever should make the mistake of allowing her to get her hands on the levers of power.
Harper's Wyatt Mason often infuriates me, which I reckon is altogether one of the best reasons to read literary criticism.
But here's an example of the sort of designer bullshit that I reckon is more to blame for clients dismissing designers and refusing to pay good money for the job than the usual culprit, the PC and cheap software:
My peak flow was 625 l/min, which at the age of 43 I reckon is not half bad.
I'm also keeping a food diary on a website called Weight Loss Resource which I reckon is hugely helpful.
She's thin – reckon she ain't ever had much to eat here.
"All you're good for, I reckon, is to shuck corn or peel potatoes!"
These additions are important, for the period of sojourn in Egypt did not exceed two hundred fifteen years; but if we reckon from the time that Abraham entered Canaan and the promise was made in which the sojourn of his posterity in Egypt was announced, this makes up the time to four hundred thirty years.