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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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reck·on·ing, n.
 1. The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation. Specifically: (a) An account of time. --Sandys. (b) Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations, liabilities, etc.
    Even reckoning makes lasting friends, and the way to make reckonings even is to make them often.   --South.
    He quitted London, never to return till the day of a terrible and memorable reckoning had arrived.   --Macaulay.
 2. The charge or account made by a host at an inn.
    A coin would have a nobler use than to pay a reckoning.   --Addison.
 3. Esteem; account; estimation.
    You make no further reckoning of it [beauty] than of an outward fading benefit nature bestowed.   --Sir P. Sidney.
 4. Navigation (a) The calculation of a ship's 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. (b) The position of a ship as determined by calculation.
 To be out of her reckoning, to be at a distance from the place indicated by the reckoning; -- said of a ship.
 day of reckoning the day or time when one must pay one's debts, fulfill one's obligations, or be punished for one's transgressions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: problem solving that involves numbers or quantities [syn: calculation,
            computation, figuring]
      2: a bill for an amount due [syn: tally]
      3: the act of counting; "the counting continued for several
         hours" [syn: count, counting, numeration, enumeration,