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1. reckon

verb. ['ˈrɛkən'] expect, believe, or suppose.

Synonyms

  • opine
  • guess
  • suppose
  • suspect
  • expect
  • think
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • disunify
  • segregate
  • credit
  • debit

Etymology

  • rekenen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Reckon

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How do you pronounce reckon?

Pronounce reckon as ˈrɛkən.

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Example sentences of the word reckon


1. Verb, base form
With a huge variety of haircare products, Sunsilk is a brand to reckon with.

Quotes containing the word reckon


1. I love new clothes. If everyone could just wear new clothes everyday, I reckon depression wouldn’t exist anymore.
- Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic

2. You have been told that, even like a chain, you are as weak as your weakest link.This is but half the truth.You are also as strong as your strongest link.To measure you by your smallest deed is to reckon the power of the oceanby the frailty of its foam.To judge you by your failures is to cast blame upon the seasons for their inconstancy.
- Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

3. I call that man awake who, with conscious knowledge and understanding, can perceive the deep unreasoning powers in his soul, his whole innermost strength, desire and weakness, and knows how to reckon with himself.
- Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund

2. reckon

verb. ['ˈrɛkən'] judge to be probable.

Synonyms

  • forecast
  • evaluate
  • calculate
  • judge
  • figure
  • allow
  • take into account
  • count on
  • estimate

Antonyms

  • dress
  • slip on
  • stop
  • thinness

Etymology

  • rekenen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. reckon

verb. ['ˈrɛkən'] make a mathematical calculation or computation.

Synonyms

  • average out
  • recalculate
  • compute
  • integrate
  • factor out
  • calculate
  • misestimate
  • fraction
  • budget
  • take off
  • estimate
  • gauge
  • subtract
  • deduct
  • prorate
  • resolve
  • judge
  • process
  • factor in
  • extrapolate
  • miscalculate
  • reason
  • quantise
  • work out
  • add together
  • differentiate
  • extract
  • figure
  • add
  • cipher
  • divide
  • capitalize
  • cypher
  • multiply
  • quantize
  • average
  • factor
  • interpolate
  • approximate
  • solve
  • survey
  • capitalise

Antonyms

  • multiply
  • integrate
  • differentiate
  • add
  • subtract

Etymology

  • rekenen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. reckon

verb. ['ˈrɛkən'] deem to be.

Synonyms

  • reconsider
  • call
  • interpret
  • believe
  • like
  • esteem
  • take for
  • view
  • disrespect
  • prize
  • idealize
  • hold
  • favor
  • include
  • identify
  • treasure
  • appreciate
  • expect
  • think
  • construe
  • abstract
  • conceive
  • capitalize
  • receive
  • idealise
  • view as
  • make
  • deem
  • see
  • consider
  • value
  • relativize
  • respect
  • prise
  • capitalise
  • reify
  • favour
  • disesteem
  • relativise

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • rekenen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. reckon

verb. ['ˈrɛkən'] take account of.

Synonyms

  • count
  • approximate
  • judge
  • gauge
  • estimate

Antonyms

  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • irresoluteness
  • disagree

Etymology

  • rekenen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. reckon

verb. ['ˈrɛkən'] have faith or confidence in.

Synonyms

  • count
  • rely
  • bank
  • calculate
  • depend
  • swear
  • bet
  • look

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • begin
  • fail
  • pass

Etymology

  • rekenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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