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RECKON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reckon mean? 

RECKON (verb)
  The verb RECKON has 6 senses:

1. expect, believe, or suppose
2. judge to be probable
3. deem to be
4. make a mathematical calculation or computation
5. have faith or confidence in
6. take account of

  Familiarity information: RECKON used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECKON (verb)


Sense 1reckon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Expect, believe, or suppose

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

guess; reckon; imagine; opine; suppose; think

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "reckon" is one way to...):

anticipate; expect (regard something as probable or likely)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "reckon"):

suspect (hold in suspicion; believe to be guilty)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Sentence example:

They reckon that there was a traffic accident


Sense 2reckon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Judge to be probable

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

count on; figure; calculate; estimate; forecast; reckon

Hypernyms (to "reckon" is one way to...):

evaluate; judge; pass judgment (form a critical opinion of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "reckon"):

allow; take into account (allow or plan for a certain possibility; concede the truth or validity of something)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 3reckon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Deem to be

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

consider; regard; view; reckon; see

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "reckon" is one way to...):

believe; conceive; consider; think (judge or regard; look upon; judge)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "reckon"):

abstract (consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically)

reify (consider an abstract concept to be real)

idealise; idealize (consider or render as ideal)

deem; hold; take for; view as (keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view)

esteem; prise; prize; respect; value (regard highly; think much of)

disesteem; disrespect (have little or no respect for; hold in contempt)

make (consider as being)

capitalise; capitalize (consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses)

appreciate; prize; treasure; value (hold dear)

favor; favour (consider as the favorite)

identify (consider (oneself) as similar to somebody else)

expect (consider reasonable or due)

receive (regard favorably or with disapproval)

reconsider (consider again; give new consideration to; usually with a view to changing)

reconsider (consider again (a bill) that had been voted upon before, in legislation)

include (consider as part of something)

consider (regard or treat with consideration, respect, and esteem)

call (consider or regard as being)

like (feel about or towards; consider, evaluate, or regard)

relativise; relativize (consider or treat as relative)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s something Adjective/Noun
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody PP
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 4reckon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a mathematical calculation or computation

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

compute; calculate; cipher; cypher; figure; reckon; work out

Hypernyms (to "reckon" is one way to...):

reason (think logically)

Domain category:

math; mathematics; maths (a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "reckon"):

divide; fraction (perform a division)

extrapolate; interpolate (estimate the value of)

differentiate (calculate a derivative; take the derivative)

integrate (calculate the integral of; calculate by integration)

survey (plot a map of (land))

approximate; estimate; gauge; guess; judge (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time))

budget (make a budget)

capitalise; capitalize (compute the present value of a business or an income)

resolve; solve (find the solution)

multiply (combine by multiplication)

deduct; subtract; take off (make a subtraction)

quantise; quantize (apply quantum theory to; restrict the number of possible values of (a quantity) or states of (a physical entity or system) so that certain variables can assume only certain discrete magnitudes that are integral multiples of a common factor)

extract (calculate the root of a number)

process (perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information)

prorate (divide or assess proportionally)

miscalculate; misestimate (calculate incorrectly)

recalculate (calculate anew)

average; average out (compute the average of)

factor; factor in; factor out (resolve into factors)

add; add together (make an addition by combining numbers)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Also:

reckon (have faith or confidence in)


Sense 5reckon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have faith or confidence in

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

depend; bet; reckon; calculate; count; look

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms (to "reckon" is one way to...):

bank; rely; swear; trust (have confidence or faith in)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 6reckon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take account of

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

reckon; count

Context examples:

You have to reckon with our opponents / Count on the monsoon

Hypernyms (to "reckon" is one way to...):

approximate; estimate; gauge; guess; judge (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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