verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to include in consideration or planning; anticipate: He hadn't reckoned with so many obstacles.
- to deal with: I have to reckon with many problems every day.
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Example sentences from the Web for reckoned
They were there to put on a show and deliver a message: behold, we are a technological power with which to be reckoned!
I think he had something to prove that he on his own was a force to be reckoned with.
But the band grew and grew and we were a force to be reckoned with as a concept.George Clinton on Industry ‘Mobsters’ and How Nobody Wants to Listen to a Crackhead|Curtis Stephen|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, the Know-Nothings were briefly a force to be reckoned with.A Brief History of Wingnuts in America; From George Washington to Woodstock|John Avlon|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As civil war loomed, Byron reckoned that dependency or continued occupation were the most probable outcomes.Poet and Rake, Lord Byron Was Also an Interventionist With Brains and Savvy|Michael Weiss|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is to be reckoned, not in terms of knowledge and organization, but of character.Progress and History|Various
A genuine liking for Prometheus Unbound may be reckoned the touch-stone of a mans capacity for understanding lyric poetry.Shelley|John Addington Symonds
As charm rings, too, must be reckoned those which enclosed small relics.Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
This is both the smallest and greatest breadth of India.324 The length is reckoned from west to east.
But for all that she was still a power to be reckoned with—an ally whose friendship was not to be despised.The Story of Brussels|Ernest Gilliat-Smith
British Dictionary definitions for reckoned
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Idioms and Phrases with reckoned
In addition to the idiom beginning with reckon
- reckon with
- force to be reckoned with