Reck definition

rĕk
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To take heed of or to have caution.
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To make account of; to care for; to heed; to regard; consider.
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(intransitive) To care; to matter.
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It recks not!

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To have care or concern (for) or take heed (of)

He recks not of the peril.

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To concern or be of concern; matter (to)

It recks him not.

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Origin of reck

  • Middle English recken from Old English reccan reg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English recken, rekken, reken, from Old English rÄ“ccan, rÄ“can, from Proto-Germanic *rōkijanÄ… (“to care, take care"), from Proto-Indo-European *rēǵ-, *rÄ“g- (“to care, help"). Cognate with Low German roken, ruken (“to reck, care"), German geruhen (“to deign, condescend"), Icelandic rækja (“to care, regard, discharge"), Danish røgte (“to care, tend").

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