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reckoning

[ rek-uh-ning ]
/ ˈrɛk ə nɪŋ /
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noun
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Origin of reckoning

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at reckon, -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM reckoning

pre·reck·on·ing, nounself-reck·on·ing, adjective, noun
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How to use reckoning in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for reckoning

reckoning
/ (ˈrɛkənɪŋ) /

noun
the act of counting or calculating
settlement of an account or bill
a bill or account
retribution for one's actions (esp in the phrase day of reckoning)
nautical short for dead reckoning
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