Examples of reckoning in a Sentence
I was more than $10 off in my reckoning.
When the day of reckoning comes, we will have to face some unpleasant truths.
Our football team hardly comes into the reckoning.
Because of his injury, he is out of the reckoning.
The team is still in the reckoning.
Recent Examples of reckoning from the Web
Leaders hoped the cease-fire might stick — that the send-off for The Champ would mark a turning point, a city-wide reckoning with its failure to live up to Ali’s legacy of respect for all human life.
Booker has described the album as something of a personal reckoning, a coming to terms with an artist's role in the world.
More than any other Southern politician, Landrieu has expressed this reckoning with the Civil War’s legacy in a newly eloquent honesty.
Comey’s revelation marked the threshold of a new era, thrusting Trump and the country into the full machinery of Presidential reckoning, an American ordeal not experienced since the Clinton-era Washington wars of two decades ago.
New laws and a dawning environmental consciousness helped curtail the worst abuses of commercial fishing, but in Davis’s reckoning, one practice in particular changed the gulf forever: the pursuit of tarpon.
The issue also presents yet another policy reckoning for Trump.
But Arun Sundararajan, a professor at New York University’s school of business, disagrees that the on-demand economy on the whole is facing a reckoning.
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First Known Use of reckoning
RECKONING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reckoning for English Language Learners
: the act of calculating the amount of something
: the time when your actions are judged as good or bad and you are rewarded or punished
: the act of judging something
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