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reckon

reck·on

reckon

 
pronunciation:
re kn
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
reckon with
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reckoned, reckoning, reckons
definition 1: to determine by counting or estimating; make a judgment, as of length, time, or the like; calculate.
The couple reckoned the cost of renovating the entire building.
synonyms:
calculate, estimate, expect, figure, gauge, guess, judge, put
similar words:
appraise, compute, consider, count, deem, enumerate, fancy, gather, imagine, infer, suppose, tally
definition 2: (informal) to have a thought or expectation, or make a judgment that.
I reckon that he just needs time to think over his decision.
 
similar words:
expect, figure, gather, guess, imagine, judge
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to make calculations or estimates.
If I reckoned right, we're within a mile of home.
synonyms:
anticipate, calculate, figure
similar words:
calculate, cipher, compute, estimate, guess, judge, tally
definition 2: to take one's bearings in order to go in the right direction.
While he was reckoning, I looked in the glove compartment for a map..
definition 3: to take as a given; plan on or expect (fol. by on).
She reckons on going to college whether her family has the money or not.
similar words:
calculate
phrase: reckon with
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