• Reckoning Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The calculation of a ships position, either from astronomical observations, or from the record of the courses steered and distances sailed as shown by compass and log, -- in the latter case called dead reckoning (see under Dead); -- also used for dead reckoning in contradistinction to observation.
- (n.) An account of time
- (n.) The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation.
- (n.) The charge or account made by a host at an inn.
- (n.) The position of a ship as determined by calculation.
- (n.) Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations, liabilities, etc.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Reckon
- (n.) Esteem; account; estimation.
• Reckon Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause; as, I reckon he wont try that again.
- (v. i.) To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
- (v. i.) 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.
- (v. t.) To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
- (v. t.) 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.
- (v. t.) To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.