Reckon - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrekən|  American pronunciation of the word reckon
Brit.  |ˈrɛk(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word reckon

verb

- expect, believe, or suppose (syn: guess, imagine, opine, suppose, think)
- judge to be probable (syn: calculate, estimate, figure, forecast)
- deem to be (syn: consider, regard, see, view)
- make a mathematical calculation or computation (syn: calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, figure)
- have faith or confidence in (syn: bank, bet, calculate, count, depend, look, rely, swear)
- take account of(syn: count)

Examples

I reckon that we'll have to leave early.

Do you reckon you'll be able to go to the grocery store after work?

We'll have to leave early, I reckon.

They reckoned that they would reach their destination by noon.

Losses were reckoned to be over a million dollars.

The Christian age is usually reckoned from the birth of Christ.

He was reckoned one of the richest merchants in the city.

The city council reckons its library as an important part of public service.

I reckon that no one could accuse me of idle talking.

I am proud to reckon you among my friends.

I reckon on your help.

You can always reckon on Jim, he'll never fail you.

I don't reckon him.

We must reckon with anyone we are in debt to.

We must reckon with all possible difficulties when we are considering the cost of the contract.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: reckon
he/she/it: reckons
present participle: reckoning
past tense: reckoned
past participle: reckoned
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