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reckon

verb /ˈrekən/
to consider
considerar
He is reckoned (to be / as / as being) the best pianist in Britain.
(especially American) to think; to have decided; to intend
pensar
Do you reckon we’ll succeed? Is he reckoning on coming?
reckoning noun calculation; counting
cálculo
By my reckoning, we must be about eight kilometres from the town.
the settling of debts etc.
ajuste de cuentas
day of reckoning noun the time when one has to pay for, or be punished for, one’s mistakes, crimes etc
el día del juicio final
The local elections will be a day of reckoning for the government.
reckon on phrasal verb to depend on or expect
contar con
I was reckoning on meeting him tonight.
reckon up phrasal verb to count or calculate
calcular
We reckoned up the total cost.
reckon with phrasal verb to be prepared for; to take into consideration
contar con
I didn’t reckon with all these problems He’s a man to be reckoned with (= a powerful man).
(Definition of reckon from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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