Reckoning - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrekənɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word reckoning
Brit.  |ˈrɛk(ə)nɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word reckoning
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to reckon

noun

- problem solving that involves numbers or quantities (syn: calculation, computation, figuring)
- a bill for an amount due (syn: tally)
- the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order (syn: count, counting, enumeration, numeration, tally)

Examples

I was more than $10 off in my reckoning.

When the day of reckoning comes, we will have to face some unpleasant truths.

Our football team hardly comes into the reckoning.

Because of his injury, he is out of the reckoning.

The team is still in the reckoning.

By my reckoning, we have 12,000 clients.

We know that you will not forget their crimes when their day of reckoning comes.

In the final reckoning, the president failed to achieve his major goals.

The reckoning by Olympiads was not yet in use. (I. Newton)

Pat was reckoning up the cost of everything in her mind.

He had a knee injury, which put him out of the reckoning.

After dinner comes the reckoning. посл.

Word forms

noun
singular: reckoning
plural: reckonings
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