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Reckon, 1) to cast account, to compute, to calculate; intr.: “truth is truth to the end of --ing,” Meas. V, 46. “I am ill at --ing,” LLL I, 2, 42. V, 2, 498. “until the twelve celestial signs have brought about the annual --ing,” V, 2, 498 “by this --ing he is more shrew than she,” Shr. IV, 1, 87. “thou hast called her to a --ing many a time and oft,” H4A I, 2, 55. “a trim --ing,” V, 1, 137. “take from them the sense of --ing,” H5 IV, 1, 308. “if you could tell how to r.” H5 IV, 1, 308 “may stand in number, though in --ing none,” Rom. I, 2, 33. “how goes our --ing?” Tim. II, 2, 159. “I have no more to r., he to spend,” III, 4, 56. --ing, substantively, == the money charged by a host: As III, 3, 15 (cf. Bill). III, 4, 35. H4A II, 4, 113. III, 3, 179. H4B I, 2, 194. Troil. III, 3, 254. Cymb. V, 4, 159.
2) to settle an account, in a moral sense: “to call young Claudio to a --ing for it,” Ado V, 4, 9. “here comes other --ings,” Ado V, 4, 9 “I will tear the --ing from his heart,” H4A III, 2, 152. “the king hath a heavy --ing to make,” H5 IV, 1, 141. “before we r. with your several loves,” Mcb. V, 8, 61. “no --ing made,” Hml. I, 5, 78.
3) to count, to compute, to number; trans.: “I have not art to r. my groans,” Hml. II, 2, 121. “O weary --ing,” Oth. III, 4, 176. “there's beggary in the love that can be --ed,” Ant. I, 1, 15. With up: “they that level at my abuses r. up their own,” Sonn. 121, 10. “you know no house, nor no such men as you have --ed up,” Shr. Ind. 2, 94. “in --ing up the several devils' names,” H4A III, 1, 157. to r. of == to number among: “more monstrous trespasses, whereof I r. the casting forth to crows thy baby-daughter,” Wint. III, 2, 191.
4) to take account of: “but --ing time, . . . why, fearing of time's tyranny,” Sonn. 115, 5.
5) to esteem, to think, to hold: “among a number one is --ed none,” Sonn. 136, 8. “I r. this always that a man is never undone till he be hanged,” Gent. II, 5, 4 (Launce's speech). “the pig, or the great, or the mighty . . . are all one --ings,” H5 IV, 7, 18 (Fluellen's speech). “my father was --ed one the wisest prince,” H8 II, 4, 48. “of honourable --ing are you both,” Rom. I, 2, 4 (== estimation). “a warlike people, whom we r. ourselves to be,” Cymb. III, 1, 53. “all gold and silver rather turn to dirt! and' tis no better --ed, but of those who worship dirty gods,” III, 6, 55. With at, == to estimate at: “--ing his fortune at such high-proud rate,” Lucr. 19. “she --ed it at her life's rate,” All's V, 3, 90.
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