from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of counting or computing.
- n. An itemized bill or statement of a sum due.
- n. A settlement of accounts: a day of reckoning.
- n. The act or process of calculating the position of a ship or an aircraft.
- n. The position so calculated.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of reckon.
- n. The action of calculating or estimating something.
- n. The bill (UK) or check (US), especially at an inn or tavern.
- n. An opinion or judgement.
- n. The working out of consequences or retribution for one's actions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation.
- n. An account of time.
- n. Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations, liabilities, etc.
- n. The charge or account made by a host at an inn.
- n. Esteem; account; estimation.
- n. 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
- n. The position of a ship as determined by calculation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of counting or computing; hence, an account or calculation; an adjustment of accounts.
- n. A bill of charges, especially in a hotel, tavern, inn, or other place of entertainment; an itemized statement of what is due; a score.
- n. An account of time.
- n. The estimated time of a cow's calving.
- n. A summing up in general; a counting of cost or expenditure; a comparison of items or particulars in any matter of accountability.
- n. An accounting for action or conduct; explanation; inquisition; scrutiny.
- n. A holding in estimation; assignment of value; appreciation.
- n. Standing as to rank, quality, or worthiness; rating; consideration; reputation.
- n. Nautical, the calculation of the position of a ship from the rate as determined by the log, and the course as determined by the compass, the place from which the vessel started being known. See dead-reckoning.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
- n. a bill for an amount due
- n. the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
reckon + -ing. Compare Dutch rekening, German Rechnung. (Wiktionary)