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  Definition of reason
  1. the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
  2. a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying"
  3. an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon; "the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly"
  4. a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice"
  5. a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
  6. the state of having good sense and sound judgment; "his rationality may have been impaired"; "he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions"
  7. think logically; "The children must learn to reason"
  8. decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
  9. present reasons and arguments
Similar Words: understanding, intellect, cause, grounds, ground, rationality, reasonableness, reason out, conclude, argue

 

Hyponyms: indication, contraindication, occasion, score, account, why, wherefore, rationalize away, rationalise away, theorize, ratiocinate, calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure, categorize, categorise, speculate, induce, deduce, infer, deduct, derive, syllogize, syllogise, find, feel, gather, generalize, generalise, extrapolate, re-argue, expostulate, defend, support, fend for

 

Derivational Morphology: argue, reason out, conclude, cause, do, make, induce, stimulate, have, get, establish, base, ground, found, understanding, intellect, reasoner, ratiocinator, reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought, decision, determination, conclusion, rationality, reasonableness, argument, argumentation, debate, logical argument, line of reasoning, line, debater, arguer

 

Anagrams: Senora

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: arsye   Catalan: raó  
Chinese: 理致 and 原因   Danish: fornuft and grund  
Dutch: oorzaak and reden   Finnish: järki and syy  
French: cause and raison   German: Ursache and Verstand  
Hungarian: értelem and ok   Italian: causa and ragione  
Japanese: 思慮   Korean: 이성 and 이유  
Norwegian: fornuft and grunn   Polish: powód and rozum  
Portuguese: causa and razão   Russian: причина and разум  
Spanish: causa and razón   Swedish: förstånd and orsak  
 
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