Reason synonyms

rē'zən
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A basis for an action or response; a reason:
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The ability to focus the thoughts.
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Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
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To come to a decision or agreement:
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Rationalism is the practice of only believing what is based on reason.
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A cause for concern
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To point out; to show clearly; to make plain or manifest; hence, to prove; to demonstrate.
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A priori.
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A motive for an action or a determination.
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Presentation of material, such as facts or evidence, in support of an argument or proposition.
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Of, relating to, resembling, or consisting of a syllogism or syllogisms.
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The time at which something happens; particular time
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To examine or interpret rationally, often without proper regard for emotional considerations
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Way of reasoning, whether correct or incorrect
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Speculation is the act of formulating an opinion or theory without fully researching or investigating.
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Thought or reasoning that is exact, valid and rational.
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The definition of a start is the beginning or first part of something.
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(Uncountable) Sympathy.
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In point lace, the net of small meshes upon which the embroidered pattern is applied.
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The quality or condition of being rational; reasonableness or the possession or use of reason
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(Uncountable) The state or characteristic of being reasonable.
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decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
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To shows grounds for concluding (that); to indicate, imply.
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Plural form of dialectic
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A general idea, statement, etc. resulting from this; inference applied generally
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The presentation and elaboration of an argument or arguments.
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(Uncountable) The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction.
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(Logic) The act or process of deducing; reasoning from the general to the specific, or from premises to a logically valid conclusion; also, a conclusion reached by such reasoning
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Death, especially miserable.
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An alternative or extrinsic reason for doing something, especially when concealed or when differing from the stated or apparent reason.
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The reason; cause
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The object to be attained; intention or purpose
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Intent is defined as something you plan or mean to do.
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A reasoned purpose; an intent:
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Anything that stimulates activity; driving force or motive; incentive; impulse
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The gist or significance:
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Motivation is defined as the reasons why you are doing something, or the level of desire you have to do something.
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Something that stimulates one to take action, work harder, etc.; stimulus
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A result that one is attempting to achieve.
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A basis for rational action
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By analogy with a human brain, the part of a machine or computer that performs calculations.
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Mentality is defined as the ability to think, or to a mental attitude.
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A person's individual ability to think and reason:
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(Intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
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To think or consider carefully and fully; esp., to consider reasons for and against a thing in order to make up one's mind
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To meditate or muse, sometimes specif. in a religious or mystical way
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To suppose is to assume something without conviction or to assume something without full understanding or knowledge.
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To introduce (something) as a reasoned conclusion; to conclude by reasoning or deduction, as from premises or evidence. [from 16th c.]
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To infer by logical reasoning; reason out or conclude from known facts or general principles
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(Knitting) To bring stitches closer together.
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To emphasize the general character rather than specific details of
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To cite as an example or means of proof in an argument.
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(Chiefly Brit.) To apply modern methods of efficiency to (an industry, agriculture, etc.)
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To fully consider an action, and understand all its consequences.
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To pursue a course of study:
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The definition of analyze means to separate a thing or idea into its parts in order to figure out all the nature and interrelationship of all the parts or to consider and evaluate a situation carefully.
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To question formally, as to elicit facts or information; interrogate:
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(Idiomatic) To calculate.
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Thrash out
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Trace means to follow along a route, to a copy something by following along or to find something or someone.
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To strive in controversy or debate; dispute.
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To argue or debate with (someone).
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To deliberate on; consider.
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To show to be true by reasoning or adducing evidence; prove:
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(Idiomatic) To identify among a group of similar subjects, or in a scene where the subject might not be readily seen or noticed, with a gesture of the body.
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To prove is to demonstrate or establish that something is true or to show certain abilities.
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To establish is defined as to start, create or bring about something.
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To carry on conversation; talk; confer
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To supply good or lawful grounds for; warrant
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Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight:
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(Law) The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.
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To call to mind; remember:
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Assume means to fulfill the obligations of someone else's position by taking over his job.
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To speak with another or others about something:
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Derived by or designating the process of reasoning from facts or particulars to general principles or from effects to causes; inductive; empirical.
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Made before or without examination; not supported by factual study.
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The definition of compelling is someone or something extremely attractive or interesting.
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The definition of deductive is something related to using principles of logic to figure something out.
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Relying or based solely on experiment and observation rather than theory
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(Logic) of, or relating to logical induction
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Easily understood or grasped by intuition.
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Pertaining to or characterized by ratiocination, discursive thinking, or inferential knowledge.
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The definition of rational is something that makes sense or that could be based in fact or someone who behaves and thinks logically.
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An authorization to use a service.
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A treatment or account:
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The art or practice of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments.
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The faculty of knowing or understanding something without reasoning or proof.
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In Stoicism, the active, material, rational principle of the cosmos; nous. Identified with God, it is the source of all activity and generation and is the power of reason residing in the human soul.
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The consciousness side to duality of noesis and noema.
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(Philosophy) Reason and knowledge as opposed to sense perception.
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The definition of a pretext is an excuse or a cover up for the truth.
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Use of reason, especially to form conclusions, inferences, or judgments.
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Reasoning from the general to the specific; deduction.
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The complex whole so formed.
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To obtain or receive (something) from something else.
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To reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade or correct; remonstrate.
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Present participle of mean.
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To think about (something) with thoroughness and care.
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To reason methodically and logically.
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To think logically
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To deduce by syllogism.
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Introducing a verb phrase (bare infinitive clause).
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(Intransitive) To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.
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The definition of a spring is a coil that goes to its original shape after being compressed.
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Regular frequency
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The fundamental principle on which something is founded; basis
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In commercial and property law, a warrant also refers to a guarantee that a property being sold or transferred meets certain specified criteria.
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(Mathematics) The simplification of an expression without changing its value.
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The evidence or argument that compels the mind to accept an assertion as true.
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Demand:
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(Archaic) The quality or state of being rational.
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The property of being lucid, lucidness.
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The property of being lucid; lucidity.
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The property of being sane.
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
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A healthy mental state
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Truth or reality. Used with the.
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A statement of causes or motives
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The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity. See also insanity and insanity defense.
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The basis or motive for an action, decision, or conviction:
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(Plural only) The sediment at the bottom of a liquid, or from which a liquid has been filtered (as in coffee grounds).
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To perceive differences that exist.
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A spoken or written presentation of such study:
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(--- Old-fashioned) Purpose in regard to marriage
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To seek a reasonable explanation
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The definition of wit is good sense, or powers of thinking, or a quick sense of humor.
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The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
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The ability to learn or understand from experience; ability to acquire and retain knowledge; mental ability
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