Number and Reckon


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Number verb – To find the sum of (a collection of things) by noting each one as it is being added.
Usage example: number those apples and tell me how many you have

Reckon is a synonym for number in count topic. In some cases you can use "Reckon" instead a verb "Number", when it comes to topics like calculate, enumerate. popular alternative
Nearby Words: numberless, numbered, numbering
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Reckon verb – To determine (a value) by doing the necessary mathematical operations.
Usage example: reckoned the runner's pace by dividing her finishing time by the race distance

Number is a synonym for reckon in count topic. You can use "Number" instead the word "Reckon" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as calculate, include, enumerate, add up. popular alternative
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  • Adaptation Displacement There are some who reckon that "You'll Never Walk Alone" was written by Liverpool FC supporters, not realising that in fact it's the closing number of Carousel by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
  • Woe to you, Oh Earth and Sea, for the Devil sends the beast with wrath, because he knows the time is short...Let him who hath understanding reckon the number of the beast, for it is a human number; its number is Six hundred threescore and six.
  • Let he who hath understanding reckon the number of the beast.
    Source: Trivia / Math
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