reckoning


reckoning
/rek"euh ning/, n.
1. count; computation; calculation.
2. the settlement of accounts, as between two companies.
3. a statement of an amount due; bill.
4. an accounting, as for things received or done.
5. an appraisal or judgment.
6. Navig. See dead reckoning.
[1250-1300; ME; see RECKON, -ING1]
Syn. 4. judgment, retribution.

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