What is the difference between reckon and think?

reckon | think |


As verbs the difference between reckon and think

is that reckon is to count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate while think is to ponder, to go over in one's head or think can be to seem, to appear.

As a noun think is

an act of thinking; consideration (of something).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

reckon

English

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Verb

(en verb)
  • To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
  • * ...then the priest shall reckon unto him the money according to the years that remain... --Lev. 27:18, King James Version .
  • I reckoned above two hundred and fifty on the outside of the church. .
  • To count as in a number, rank, or series; to estimate by rank or quality; to place by estimation; to account; to esteem; to repute.
  • * He was reckoned among the transgressors. Luke 23:37, King James Version
  • * For him I reckon not in high estate. .
  • To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.
  • * ...faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness. Romans 4:9, King James Version.
  • * Without her eccentricities being reckoned to her for a crime. .
  • To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause;
  • * For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. --Romans 8:18, King James Version.
  • * Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin... --Romans 6:11, King James Version
  • * I reckon he won't try that again.
  • To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
  • To come to an accounting; to make up accounts; to settle; to examine and strike the balance of debt and credit; to adjust relations of desert or penalty.
  • * Parfay," sayst thou, sometime he reckon shall." .
  • Derived terms

    * reckon for * reckon on, reckon upon * reckon with * reckon without

    Synonyms

    * number * enumerate * compute * calculate * estimate * value * esteem * account * repute

    See also

    * calculate * guess

    References

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    Anagrams

    *

    think

    English

    Alternative forms

    * thinck (obsolete)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) thinken, thynken, thenken, thenchen, from (etyl) .

    Verb

  • (label) To ponder, to go over in one's head.
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  • *:So this was my future home, I thought ! Certainly it made a brave picture. I had seen similar ones fired-in on many a Heidelberg stein. Backed by towering hills,a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Revenge of the nerds , passage=Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.}}
  • (label) To communicate to oneself in one's mind, to try to find a solution to a problem.
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  • To conceive of something or someone (usually followed by of'''; infrequently, by '''on ).
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  • (label) To be of the opinion (that).
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=3 , passage=Now all this was very fine, but not at all in keeping with the Celebrity's character as I had come to conceive it. The idea that adulation ever cloyed on him was ludicrous in itself. In fact I thought the whole story fishy, and came very near to saying so.}}
  • (label) To guess; to reckon.
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  • (label) To consider, judge, regard, or look upon (something) as.
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  • *, chapter=1
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage=Thinks I to myself, “Sol, you're run off your course again. This is a rich man's summer ‘cottage’ and if you don't look out there's likely to be some nice, lively dog taking an interest in your underpinning.”}}
  • To plan; to be considering; to be of a mind (to do something).
  • *Sir (Walter Scott), (Ivanhoe)
  • *:The cupbearer shrugged up his shoulders in displeasure. "I thought to have lodged him in the solere chamber," said he
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=“Well,” I answered, at first with uncertainty, then with inspiration, “he would do splendidly to lead your cotillon, if you think of having one.” ¶ “So you do not dance, Mr. Crocker?” ¶ I was somewhat set back by her perspicuity.}}
  • To presume; to venture.
  • *(Bible), (w) iii. 9
  • *:Think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father.
  • Synonyms
    * (sense, communicate to oneself in one's mind) cogitate, ponder, reflect, ruminate; see also * opine; see also * guess (US), imagine, reckon, suppose * consider, deem, find, judge, regard; see also
    Derived terms
    * rethink * think about * thinker * thinko * think of * think on one's feet * think out * think over * think piece * think the world of * think twice * think up * think with one's little head * unthinkable

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • An act of thinking; consideration (of something).
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  • Derived terms
    * badthink * doublethink * goodthink * groupthink * have another think coming * rethink (noun, as in "have a rethink")

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    think' (''obsolete except in archaic'' ' methinks )
  • (label) To seem, to appear.
  • *:
  • And whanne syr launcelot sawe he myghte not ryde vp in to the montayne / he there alyghte vnder an Appel tree // And then he leid hym doune to slepe / And thenne hym thoughte there came an old man afore hym / the whiche sayd A launcelot of euylle feythe and poure byleue / wherfor is thy wille tourned soo lyghtely toward thy dedely synne