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reason

synonym (synonym of reason)

  • (verb)
    To reason is to examine by means of the reason, to prove by reasoning, or to influence or seek to influence others by reasoning or reasons. Persons ma more.. (verb)
     
  • (noun)
    While the cause of any event, act, or fact, as commonly understood, is the power that makes it to be, the reason of or for it is the explanation given more.. (noun)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of having good sense and sound judgment (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a justification for something existing or happening (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    present reasons and arguments (verb.communication)
     

hypernym (reason IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion (noun.cognition)
    a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred (noun.cognition)
     
  • a justification for something existing or happening (noun.communication)
    a statement in explanation of some action or belief (noun.communication)
     
  • a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
    a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument (noun.motive)
     
  • an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon (noun.communication)
    a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc. (noun.communication)
     
  • present reasons and arguments (verb.communication)
    bring forward and present to the mind (verb.communication)
     
  • the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination (noun.cognition)
    one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind (noun.cognition)
     
  • the state of having good sense and sound judgment (noun.state)
    normal or sound powers of mind (noun.state)
     
  • think logically (verb.cognition)
    use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments (verb.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF reason relation)

  • a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion (noun.cognition)
    (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment (noun.communication)
     
  • a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
    reason (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    grounds (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores' (noun.motive)
     
  • decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion (verb.cognition)
    reason or establish by induction (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    reason by deduction; establish by deduction (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    reason by syllogisms (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    conclude by reasoning; in logic (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    conclude from evidence (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    draw from specific cases for more general cases (verb.communication)
     
  • present reasons and arguments (verb.communication)
    argue again (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    argue or speak in defense of (verb.communication)
     
  • think logically (verb.cognition)
    substitute a natural for a supernatural explanation of (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    form or construct theories (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    reason methodologically and logically (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    make a mathematical calculation or computation (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    place into or assign to a category (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from reason)

  • a justification for something existing or happening (noun.communication)
    cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally (verb.creation)
     
  • (adj.all)
    involving or constituting a cause; causing (adj.all)
     
  • a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
    use as a basis for; found on (verb.cognition)
     
  • decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion (verb.cognition)
    the act of making up your mind about something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    a rational motive for a belief or action (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of having good sense and sound judgment (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question (adj.all)
     
  • present reasons and arguments (verb.communication)
    a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who engages in debate (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being supported by argument (adj.all)
     
  • the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination (noun.cognition)
    think logically (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    present reasons and arguments (verb.communication)
     
  • the state of having good sense and sound judgment (noun.state)
    consistent with or based on or using reason (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    marked by sound judgment (adj.all)
     
  • think logically (verb.cognition)
    the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    thinking that is coherent and logical (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who reasons logically (noun.person)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation argue debate account cause ground intellect faculty mental faculty fact account justification rational motive indication contraindication occasion account wherefore why conclude argue cause do make

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