reckon - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlereckoning
past tensereckoned
past participlereckoned
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] [not usually progressive] spoken to believe that something is true
    reckon (that):

    I reckon there’s something wrong with him.

    be reckoned to be something:

    It is generally reckoned to be the best restaurant in town.

    1. a.
      to have a particular opinion about someone or something

      I think it’ll work. What do you reckon?

      what do you reckon to? (=what is your opinion of):

      What do you reckon to her new boyfriend?

  2. 2
    [transitive] to calculate something

    Analysts reckon their profits have fallen by around 10%.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] British informal if you reckon to do something, you expect to do it

    We reckon to be finished by this afternoon.