Learner's definition of RECKONING
1 [noncount] : the act of calculating the amount of something
I was more than $10 off in my reckoning.
By my reckoning [=by my calculations], he should be in his 80s by now.
2 a [noncount] : the time when your actions are judged as good or bad and you are rewarded or punished b [count] : the act of judging something — usually singular 3 [noncount], British : the group of people or things that are considered likely to win or be successful
Our football team hardly comes into the reckoning.
Because of his injury, he is out of the reckoning.
The team is still in the reckoning.