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reck

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verb \ˈrek\

Definition of reck

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  worry, care

  3. 2 archaic :  to be of account or interest :  matter

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 archaic :  to care for :  regard

  6. 2 archaic :  to matter to :  concern



Origin and Etymology of reck

Middle English, to take heed, from Old English reccan; akin to Old High German ruohhen to take heed


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with reck


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