Results for reason

Definitions of reason:

part of speech: verb transitive

To examine or discuss: to debate: to persuade by reasoning.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To exercise the power of thinking logically or drawing conclusions; to argue.

part of speech: verb transitive

To persuade by argument; to prove or explain by means of the intellect; as, to reason out a solution.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To exercise the faculty of reason: to deduce inferences from premises: to argue: to debate: ( B.) to converse.

part of speech: noun

REASONER.

part of speech: verb

To debate or discuss; to persuade by argument; to deduce inferences justly from premises.

part of speech: noun

The ability to form conclusions and know right from wrong; right judgment; intellect or thinking power; sanity or sane opinions; cause for opinion or act.

part of speech: noun

That which supports or justifies an act, etc.: a motive: proof: excuse: cause: the faculty of the mind by which man draws conclusions, and determines right and truth: the exercise of reason: just view of things: right conduct: propriety: justice.

part of speech: noun

That power or faculty in man which eminently distinguishes him from the other animals, and the possession of which enables him to deduce inferences from facts or propositions, and to distinguish good from evil, and truth from falsehood; a thought or a consideration as bearing on a question; cause; ground; motive; that which justifies or supports a determination, or a plan, & c.; final cause; end or object sought; justice; moderation; purpose; design.

Usage examples for reason:

  • But I want you to go, Rosie, for a reason I have. "Janet's Love and Service", Margaret M Robertson
  • We must reason with him. "Windows (Fifth Series Plays)", John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  • That was the only reason I went to see Hawberk. "The King in Yellow", Robert W. Chambers
  • " That is not the reason "Princess Maritza", Percy Brebner
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