All Words Glossary

Glossary of Dialect - American Terms
beginning with letter R
American Dialect
Browse the Dialect - American Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 

reckon Tweet Definition of reckon Like Definition of reckon on Facebook
verb 
  1. To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
The priest shall to him the money according to the years that remain. Lev. xxvii. 18.
I reckoned above two hundred and fifty on the outside of the church. Addison.
  1. 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 xxii. 37.
For him I not in high estate. Milton.
  1. To charge, attribute, or adjudge to one, as having a certain quality or value.
Faith was reckoned to Abraham for righteousness. Rom. iv. 9.
Without her eccentricities being reckoned to her for a crime. Hawthorne.
  1. (colloquial) To conclude, as by an enumeration and balancing of chances; hence, to think; to suppose; -- followed by an objective clause;
I he won't try that again.
  1. (intransitive) To make an enumeration or computation; to engage in numbering or computing.
  2. 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 shall." Chaucer.
     
remuda Tweet Definition of remuda Like Definition of remuda on Facebook
noun 
  1. A herd of horses from which the horses to be used for a particular purpose are selected.
    • "To one side of the barn was a remuda of work-horses, perhaps twenty in all." — w:Wolves of the Calla, Wolves of the Calla by w:Stephen King, Stephen King
  2. "buddy, Buddy did not know what his mother was going to do, but he was sure that whatever she did would be right; so he hoisted his saddle on the handiest fresh horse, and lop off, loped off to drive in the remuda, feeling certain that his father would move swiftly to save his cattle that ranged back in the foothills, and that the saddle horses would be wanted at a moment's notice." — w:Cow-Country, Cow-Country by w:B. M. Bower, B. M. Bower
     
Rick Tweet Definition of Rick Like Definition of Rick on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male), a diminutive of Richard.
     
Riley Tweet Definition of Riley Like Definition of Riley on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. An Irish surname, variant of Reilly.
  2. An English habitational surname from Ryley in Lancashire, from Old English ryge "rye" + leah "clearing, meadow".
  3. (given name, male), transferred use of the surnames since the nineteenth century.
  4. (given name, female) in general use since the 1990s, also in the form Rylee.
     
rising Tweet Definition of rising Like Definition of rising on Facebook
noun 
  1. rebellion
adjective 
  1. that which goes up
     

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2020 All rights reserved.