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reckoning

reck·on·ing

reckoning

pronunciation:
re k nIng
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process of determining by counting, calculating, or estimating.
similar words:
calculation, compute, estimate, estimation
definition 2: a satisfying of accounts, as by paying bills.
definition 3: a settlement of disagreements, as by violent conflict.
definition 4: the process of determining one's relative position or exact location.