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  1. reck·on
    IPA[ˈrekən]
  2. verb

    • 1. establish by counting or calculation; calculate:

      his debts were reckoned at $300,000 the Byzantine year was reckoned from September 1
      Synonym : calculate, compute, work out, put a figure on, figure, number, quantify, count (up), add up, total, tally, tot up
    • 2. include someone or something in (a class or group):

      in high school and college he was always reckoned among the brainiest
      Synonym : include, count, number, consider to be, deem to be, regard as, look on as, take to be
    • 3. conclude after calculation; be of the opinion:

      he reckons that the army should pull out entirely I reckon I can manage that
      Synonym : believe, think, be of the opinion, be of the view, be convinced, suspect, dare say, have an idea, have a feeling, imagine, fancy, guess, suppose, assume, surmise, conjecture, consider, figure, ween
    • 4. consider or regard in a specified way:

      it was generally reckoned a failure
      Synonym : regard as, consider, judge, hold to be, view, think of as, look on as, deem, rate, evaluate, gauge, count, estimate, repute
    • 5. rely on or be sure of doing, having, or dealing with:

      they had reckoned on a day or two more of privacy
    • 6. expect to do a particular thing:

      I reckon to get away by two-thirty
      Synonym : expect, anticipate, hope to, be looking to, count on, rely on, depend on, bank on, calculate on, be sure of, trust in, take for granted, take as read, figure on
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: reckon, 3rd person present: reckons, gerund or present participle: reckoning, past tense: reckoned, past participle: reckoned

    • verb

      establish by calculation:

      include someone or something in (a class or group):

    • settle accounts with
    • take (or fail to take) into account

      settle accounts with

    • take (or fail to take) into account
    • a thing or person of considerable importance or ability that is not to be ignored or underestimated
    • a thing or person that is not to be ignored or underestimated
    • a thing or person of considerable importance or ability that is not to be ignored or underestimated
    • a thing or person that is not to be ignored or underestimated
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