- reck|on|ing [ˈrekənıŋ] n1.) [U]calculation that is based on a careful guess rather than on exact knowledgeby sb's reckoning▪ By my reckoning, we have 12,000 clients.2.) [C usually singular, U]a time when you are judged or punished for your actions, or when they have results that affect you▪ We know that you will not forget their crimes when their day of reckoning comes.▪ In the final reckoning , the president failed to achieve his major goals.3.) in/into/out of the reckoningBrE among or not among those who are likely to win or be successful, especially in sport▪ He had a knee injury, which put him out of the reckoning.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.
Look at other dictionaries:
Reckoning — Reck on*ing, n. 1. The act of one who reckons, counts, or computes; the result of reckoning or counting; calculation. Specifically: (a) An account of time. Sandys. (b) Adjustment of claims and accounts; settlement of obligations, liabilities, etc … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Reckoning — may refer to:Music* Reckoning (Grateful Dead album), 1981 Grateful Dead live album * Reckoning (R.E.M. album), 1984 R.E.M. album * Reckoning Night , 2004 Sonata Arctica albumTelevision* Reckoning , episode of the television series Alias *… … Wikipedia
Reckoning — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Reckoning Álbum de R.E.M. Publicación 9 de Abril de 1984 Grabación 1983 1984 … Wikipedia Español
Reckoning — Livealbum von Grateful Dead Veröffentlichung April 1981 Label Arista Records … Deutsch Wikipedia
reckoning — ► NOUN 1) the action of calculating or estimating something. 2) an opinion or judgement. 3) punishment or retribution for one s actions. ● into (or out of) the reckoning Cf. ↑out of the reckoning … English terms dictionary
reckoning — [rek′əniŋ] n. 1. the act of one who reckons; count or computation 2. a measuring of possibilities for the future; calculated guess 3. a) a bill; account b) the settlement of an account c) the settlement of rewards or penalties for any action [day … English World dictionary
reckoning — index accounting, amount (sum), appraisal, assessment (estimation), bill (invoice), census … Law dictionary
reckoning — [n] computation, account adding, addition, arithmetic, bad news*, bill, calculation, charge, check, ciphering, cost, count, counting, debt, due, estimate, estimation, fee, figuring, grunt*, invoice, IOU*, score, settlement, statement, summation,… … New thesaurus
Reckoning — Pour l’article homonyme, voir Reckoning (homonymie). Reckoning Album par R.E.M. Sortie … Wikipédia en Français
reckoning — n. navigation 1) dead reckoning calculations 2) by smb. s reckoning (by my reckoning) * * * [ rekənɪŋ] [ navigation ] dead reckoning [ calculations ] by smb. s reckoning (by my reckoning) … Combinatory dictionary