how to pronounce reckoning


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The above transcription of reckoning is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

reckoning is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of reckoning in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and the time of reckoning we're having a …”

meanings of reckoning


  1. The bill or check, especially at an inn or tavern.
  2. An opinion or judgement.
  3. The settlement of accounts, as between parties.
  4. A summing up or appraisal.
  5. Rank or status.
  6. The working out of consequences or retribution for one's actions.
  7. The action of calculating or estimating something.


  1. Present participle and gerund of reckon.

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