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reason (n):
the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
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we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil
reason (n):
a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
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there is reason to believe he is lying
reason (n):
an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
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the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly
reason (n):
a justification for something existing or happening
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he had no cause to complain.
they had good reason to rejoice

Related Word: cause
reason (n):
a rational motive for a belief or action
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the reason that war was declared.
the grounds for their declaration

Related Words: ground
reason (n):
the state of having good sense and sound judgment
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his rationality may have been impaired.
he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions

Related Words: rationalityableness
reason (v):
think logically
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The children must learn to reason
reason (v):
decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
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We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house
Related Words: conclude
reason (v):
present reasons and arguments
Related Words: argue
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Next Proverb

He who sleeps forgets his hunger

Uyku açlığı bastırır
sleeping is a good way to forget you are hungry, especially when there is no food for you and you have no money to buy any


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