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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reckon  \Reck"on\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Reckoned};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Reckoning}.]  [OE.  rekenen  AS  gerecenian  to  explain; 
  akin  to  D.  rekenen  to  reckon,  G.  rechnen  OHG.  rahnjan),  and 
  to  E.  reck,  rake  an  implement;  the  original  sense  probably 
  being  to  bring  together,  count  together.  See  {Reck},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  count  to  enumerate;  to  number;  also  to  compute;  to 
  The  priest  shall  reckon  to  him  the  money  according 
  to  the  years  that  remain.  --Lev.  xxvii. 
  I  reckoned  above  two  hundred  and  fifty  on  the 
  outside  of  the  church.  --Addison. 
  2.  To  count  as  in  a  number,  rank,  or  series;  to  estimate  by 
  rank  or  quality;  to  place  by  estimation;  to  account;  to 
  esteem;  to  repute. 
  He  was  reckoned  among  the  transgressors.  --Luke 
  xxii.  37. 
  For  him  I  reckon  not  in  high  estate.  --Milton. 
  3.  To  charge,  attribute,  or  adjudge  to  one  as  having  a 
  certain  quality  or  value. 
  Faith  was  reckoned  to  Abraham  for  righteousness. 
  --Rom.  iv  9. 
  Without  her  eccentricities  being  reckoned  to  her  for 
  a  crime.  --Hawthorne. 
  4.  To  conclude,  as  by  an  enumeration  and  balancing  of 
  chances;  hence  to  think;  to  suppose;  --  followed  by  an 
  objective  clause;  as  I  reckon  he  won't  try  that  again 
  [Prov.  Eng.  &  Colloq.  U.  S.] 
  Syn:  To  number;  enumerate;  compute;  calculate;  estimate; 
  value;  esteem;  account;  repute.  See  {Calculate}, 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Reckon  \Reck"on\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  make  an  enumeration  or  computation;  to  engage  in 
  numbering  or  computing.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  come  to  an  accounting;  to  make  up  accounts;  to  settle; 
  to  examine  and  strike  the  balance  of  debt  and  credit;  to 
  adjust  relations  of  desert  or  penalty. 
  ``Parfay,''  sayst  thou,  ``sometime  he  reckon 
  shall.''  --Chaucer. 
  {To  reckon  for},  to  answer  for  to  pay  the  account  for  ``If 
  they  fail  in  their  bounden  duty,  they  shall  reckon  for  it 
  one  day.''  --Bp.  Sanderson. 
  {To  reckon  on}  or  {upon},  to  count  or  depend  on 
  {To  reckon  with},  to  settle  accounts  or  claims  with  --  used 
  literally  or  figuratively. 
  After  a  long  time  the  lord  of  those  servants  cometh 
  and  reckoneth  with  them  --Matt.  xxv. 
  {To  reckon  without  one's  host},  to  ignore  in  a  calculation  or 
  arrangement  the  person  whose  assent  is  essential;  hence 
  to  reckon  erroneously. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  expect,  believe,  or  suppose;  "I  imagine  she  earned  a  lot  of 
  money  with  her  new  novel";  "I  thought  to  find  her  in  a 
  bad  state";  "he  didn't  think  to  find  her  in  the  kitchen" 
  [syn:  {think},  {suppose},  {imagine},  {guess}] 
  2:  judge  to  be  probable  [syn:  {calculate},  {estimate},  {count 
  on},  {figure},  {forecast}] 
  3:  consider  or  deem  to  be  regard;  "She  views  this  quite 
  differently  from  me";  "I  consider  her  to  be  shallow"  [syn: 
  {see},  {consider},  {view},  {regard}] 
  4:  make  a  mathematical  calculation  or  computation  [syn:  {calculate}, 
  {cipher},  {cypher},  {compute},  {figure}] 
  5:  take  account  of  "You  have  to  reckon  with  our  opponents"; 
  "Count  on  the  monsoon"  [syn:  {count}] 

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