reason

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  • Info Reason is the capacity for consciously making sense of things, applying logic, establishing and verifying facts, and changing or justifying practices, institutions, and beliefs based on new or existing information. more...
  • After his death his body has been moved more than eight times for several reasons.
  • She was told that her reasons for doing so would be announced.
  • For various reasons individuals will not tell the truth on such a private matter.
  • The reason it was made was so it could be used for classical music.
  • The reason is that the other players quite easy can "read" the hand.
  • Support for a later date comes from a number of reasons.
  • Sources give no reasons to believe that his death occurred from causes other than natural.
  • This was generally found to be a difficult model to reason about effectively.
  • The state might be interested in a later retirement age for economic reasons.
  • However, the rule is now much more commonly observed for safety reasons.
  • A person's soul has three parts - reason, spirit and desire.
  • This valuable and powerful ability is one reason why the field of media studies is popular.
  • They could own property and, if they had good reason, get a divorce.
  • For this reason it is treated as two separate islands below.
  • All persons have the right to change their surname once without any specific reason.
  • Relations with France and India are strong for both historical and commercial reasons.
  • The reason for the change in name was the new relationship between the executive and the Council.
  • Relations with China and India are strong for both historical and commercial reasons.
  • Days may be significant for civil, religious or social reasons.
  • However, many have been destroyed without any such reason.
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Meaning of reason

  • noun A rational motive for a belief or action
    the reason that war was declared, the grounds for their declaration
  • noun 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
  • noun 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
  • noun A fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
    there is reason to believe he is lying
  • verb Decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house
  • verb Think logically
    The children must learn to reason