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Reckon Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • 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"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
  • make a mathematical calculation or computation
  • deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don''t see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
  • judge to be probable
  • take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon"
  • have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Reckon'

  • Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe: Philip Hall Likes Me, I Reckon Maybe is a children's novel written by Bette Greene that was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1975. ...

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'Reckon' example sentence in quotations

* Far or forgot to me is nearShadow and sunlight are the sameThe vanished gods to me appearAnd one to me are shame and fame.They reckon ill who leave me outWhen me they fly, I am the wingsI am the doubter and the doubt,And I the hymn the Brahmin sings. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

* And whether I come to my own today or in ten thousand or ten million years, I can cheefully take it now, or with equal cheerfulness I can wait... And as to you, Life, I reckon you are the leavings of many deaths, (No doubt I have died myself ten thousand times before.) - Walt Whitman

* Words are wise men's counters, they do but reckon with them, but they are the money of fools. - Thomas Hobbes

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Reckon Sample Sentences in News

  • Robin van Persie to undergo knee surgery - reports
    The press reckon that United's striker will need to go under the knife. Over on the transfer window side of things, the Falcao deal appears to be happening. You'll recall Robin van Persie injured his knee ligaments last season against Olympiacos. Read more on this news related to 'Reckon'
  • Gail's Gab: indyref outcome tore my heart out but the dream is not over
    I reckon we have all had to put on a brave face at some time in our lives. I've certainly had to smile through the pain in the past. Keeping our chins up even though we are riven with sadness is just what we have to do sometimes. Read more on this news related to 'Reckon'
  • City counting on Aguero to get back on track
    Blues manager reckon a win against Chelsea will mean City have had a reasonable start to their league defence. Read more on this news related to 'Reckon'

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