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reckoning

[rek-uh-ning] /ˈrɛk ə nɪŋ/
noun
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.
Navigation, dead reckoning.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see reckon, -ing1
Related forms
prereckoning, noun
self-reckoning, adjective, noun
Synonyms
4. judgment, retribution.
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British Dictionary definitions for self-reckoning

reckoning

/ˈrɛkənɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of counting or calculating
2.
settlement of an account or bill
3.
a bill or account
4.
retribution for one's actions (esp in the phrase day of reckoning)
5.
(nautical) short for dead reckoning
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