Definition of Reason in English :
Define Reason in English
Reason meaning in English
Meaning of Reason in English
Pronunciation of Reason in English
Reason pronunciation in English
Pronounce Reason in Englishsee synonyms of reason
1. ground, reason
a rational motive for a belief or action
Example Sentences:'the reason that war was declared''the grounds for their declaration'
an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
Example Sentences:'the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly'
the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
Example Sentences:'we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil'
the state of having good sense and sound judgment
Example Sentences:'his rationality may have been impaired''he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions'
a justification for something existing or happening
Example Sentences:'he had no cause to complain''they had good reason to rejoice'
a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
Example Sentences:'there is reason to believe he is lying'
decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
Example Sentences:'We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house'
Example Sentences:'The children must learn to reason'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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