- The definition of a reckoning is an opinion, or the act of forming a judgment, or the settlement of an account.
- An example of reckoning is figuring out how many crops to grow based on last year's production.
- An example of reckoning is the belief by Christians in a final judgement day; a day of reckoning.
reckoning definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the act of one who reckons; count or computation
- a measuring of possibilities for the future; calculated guess
- a bill; account
- the settlement of an account
- the settlement of rewards or penalties for any action: day of reckoning
- Naut., Rare dead reckoning
reckoning definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- The act of counting or computing.
- An itemized bill or statement of a sum due.
- A settlement of accounts: a day of reckoning.
- a. The act or process of calculating the position of a ship or an aircraft.b. The position so calculated.
reckoning - Business Definition
- Counting or problem solving.
- Amount due.