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Related / Similar Words: understanding, intellect, cause, grounds, ground, rationality, reasonableness, reason out, conclude, argue

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying";
  • 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";
  • a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice";
  • a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration";
  • 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";
  • think logically; "The children must learn to reason";
  • decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house";
  • present reasons and arguments;

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    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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