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Synonyms and Antonyms of reckon

  1. 1 to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement <tried to reckon the size of the crowd at the stadium> Synonyms calculate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge (also gage), guess, judge, make, place, put, estimate, supposeRelated Words conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understandNear Antonyms calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out

  2. 2 chiefly dialect  to have as an opinion <I reckon you must be new to these parts> Synonyms allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, believe [chiefly dialect], suppose, thinkRelated Words regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject

  3. 3 to determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations <reckoned the runner's pace by dividing her finishing time by the race distance> Synonyms cipher, compute, figure, calculate, work outRelated Words add up, average, sum, tally, total, totalize; add, divide, multiply, subtract; allow (for), deduct, factor (in or into or out), figure in; figure out, solve (for); count, itemize, number; calibrate, gauge (also gage), measure, scale; assess, appraise, estimate, evaluate, rate, value; recalculate, recompute, refigure

  4. 4 to place reliance or trust <don't reckon on being provided with low-cost housing if you take a summer job there> Synonyms calculate, count, lean, depend, relyRelated Words commit, confide, entrust (also intrust), trustNear Antonyms distrust, mistrust, question, suspect

  5. 5 to think of in a particular way <he was reckoned among the great heroes of his time> Synonyms account, call, count, esteem, hold, look (on or upon), rate, consider, regard, set down, viewRelated Words believe, deem, feel, sense, think; conceive, fancy, imagine

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February 8, 2016

to clear from accusation or blame

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