Definition of Reason


  • a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
    "there is reason to believe he is lying"
  • a justification for something existing or happening
    "he had no cause to complain"
    "they had good reason to rejoice"
  • the state of having good sense and sound judgment
    "his rationality may have been impaired"
    "he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions"
  • the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
    "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
  • an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
    "the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly"
  • a rational motive for a belief or action
    "the reason that war was declared"
    "the grounds for their declaration"


  • think logically
    "The children must learn to reason"
  • present reasons and arguments
  • decide by reasoning
    draw or come to a conclusion
    "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
    - reason out
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble reason

121 unscramble word found using the letters reason.

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