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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

  • Kendall Jenner Debuts The Coolest Coat Of The Season...
    Kendall Jenner has been laying low over the past few weeks, and rightly so. After a mammoth Fashion Month where she clocked up more catwalk miles than any season before, we reckon she's earned herself a well deserved rest. Read more on this news related to 'Reckon'
  • Ed Sheeran Says He's Now Forgiven Cheating Girlfriend After Penning 'Don't'
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  • All the Markets Need Is $200 Billion a Quarter From the Central Bankers
    Policy makers deny its existence, yet investors still reckon that whenever stocks and other risk assets take a tumble, the authorities will be there with calming words or economic stimulus to ensure the losses are limited. A put option gives investors the right to sell their asset at a set price so the theory goes that central banks will ultimately provide a floor Read more on this news related to 'Reckon'

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