LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
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Middle English 1395
And whanne he bigan to rekene, oon that ouyte ten thousynde talentis, was brouyt to hym. (Websters )
«and when he began to reckon, one that ought ten thousand talents, was brought to him»
(translation by Johannes)
More from Webster's:
2. Judge to be probable.
3. Consider or deem to be; regard; "She views this quite differently from me";
"I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do".
4. Make a mathematical calculation or computation.
5. Have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!" "Depend on your family in times of crisis".
6. Take account of; "You have to reckon with our opponents"; "Count on the monsoon".
Source: WordNet 1.7.1 Copyright © 2001 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
Date "reckon" was first used in popular English literature: sometime before 1258.
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