Definition of 'reckoning'
Example sentences containing 'reckoning'
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It was inevitable that the final reckoning would be personal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A financial reckoning is coming. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His report is the final financial reckoning of the saga. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Divorce used to be a time of emotional reckoning. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The reckoning means that players might not get another chance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And his performances this season have propelled him back into the international reckoning. The Sun (2011)The day of reckoning has arrived with an obesity epidemic on our doorstep. The Sun (2014)Now the time of reckoning has come. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Will this defeat count against him in the final reckoning? The Sun (2008)The reckoning must be that that payment will be made. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Did she agree with his financial reckoning? Times, Sunday Times (2006)We stressed before the game how important it could be for us in the final reckoning. The Sun (2009)The reckoning must be that more will be returned. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The aim was to reduce the heavy toll of shipwrecks caused by the crude navigational method of dead reckoning. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)We will all face a reckoning. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a time of reckoning. Christianity Today (2000)Their day of reckoning has arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Business knew this reckoning would come. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Lions ratings Find out which players did enough to force their way into the international reckoning timesonline. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When the financial reckoning comes, a lot of debts will go unpaid. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Given the dearth of England centres he must at some stage come into the international reckoning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The day of reckoning had arrived for one of the most notorious white-collar criminals in history. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With dead reckoning therefore so important, all of us have been trying hard to hold course when on helm. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)The Met haven't the guts to turn and face that reckoning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In this vast, featureless environment the most basic form of navigation had to suffice for centuries: dead reckoning. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'reckoning'
British English: reckoning NOUN
Someone's reckoning is a calculation they make about something, especially a calculation that is not very exact.
By my reckoning we were seven or eight miles from the campground.
Definition of reckoning from the Collins English Dictionary
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