DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

4 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 reck·on /ˈrɛkən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reck·on, v. i.
 1. To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
 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.”\=
 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 To reckon upon, to count or depend on; to include as a factor within one's considerations.
 To reckon with, (a) to settle accounts or claims with; -- used literally or figuratively. (b) to include as a factor in one's plans or calculations; to anticipate. (c) to deal with; to handle; as, I have to reckon with raising three children as well as doing my job.
    After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them.   --Matt. xxv. 19.
 -- To reckon without one's host, to ignore in a calculation or arrangement the person whose assent is essential; hence, to reckon erroneously.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reck·on v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reckoned p. pr. & vb. n. Reckoning.]
 1. To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
    The priest shall reckon to him the money according to the years that remain.   --Lev. xxvii. 18.
    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, Guess.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her
           up" [syn: think, opine, suppose, imagine, guess]
      2: judge to be probable [syn: calculate, estimate, count
         on, figure, forecast]
      3: 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" [syn: see, consider, view,
      4: make a mathematical calculation or computation [syn: calculate,
          cipher, cypher, compute, work out, figure]
      5: 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" [syn: count, bet, depend, look, calculate]
      6: take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents";
         "Count on the monsoon" [syn: count]