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1. reason

noun. ['ˈriːzən'] a rational motive for a belief or action.

Synonyms

  • account
  • rational motive
  • ground
  • score
  • why
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • forget
  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • raisun (Anglo-Norman)
  • raison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. reason

noun. ['ˈriːzən'] an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • explanation

Antonyms

  • disbelieve
  • disagree

Etymology

  • raisun (Anglo-Norman)
  • raison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. reason

noun. ['ˈriːzən'] the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination.

Synonyms

  • intellect
  • mental faculty
  • understanding
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • specify
  • gather
  • spread
  • diverge

Etymology

  • raisun (Anglo-Norman)
  • raison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. reason

verb. ['ˈriːzən'] decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion.

Synonyms

  • generalize
  • gather
  • cerebrate
  • syllogize
  • deduct
  • infer
  • conclude
  • find
  • extrapolate
  • induce
  • reason out
  • feel
  • generalise
  • syllogise
  • derive
  • think
  • deduce

Antonyms

  • divest
  • credit
  • debit
  • stand still

Etymology

  • raisun (Anglo-Norman)
  • raison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. reason

verb. ['ˈriːzən'] present reasons and arguments.

Synonyms

  • represent
  • support
  • lay out
  • fend for
  • expostulate
  • re-argue
  • defend
  • present

Antonyms

  • minority
  • ground
  • agree
  • differ

Etymology

  • raisun (Anglo-Norman)
  • raison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. age

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒ'] how long something has existed.

Synonyms

  • young
  • chronological age
  • newness
  • oldness
  • immature
  • new
  • gestational age
  • mature
  • old
  • developmental age
  • property
  • youngness
  • fetal age
  • mental age
  • bone age

Antonyms

  • immature
  • oldness
  • mature
  • old
  • youngness

7. age

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒ'] an era of history having some distinctive feature.

Synonyms

  • Jazz Age
  • turn of the century
  • era
  • antiquity
  • epoch
  • reign
  • historic period
  • history

Antonyms

  • unoriginal
  • precedented
  • same
  • accustomed

8. age

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒ'] a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises.

Synonyms

  • legal age
  • nonage
  • life-time
  • life
  • lifetime
  • time of life
  • voting age
  • majority
  • lifespan
  • eld
  • minority
  • age of consent

Antonyms

  • minority
  • senior
  • experienced
  • aged

9. age

verb. ['ˈeɪdʒ'] grow old or older.

Synonyms

  • develop
  • mature
  • senesce
  • maturate
  • fossilize
  • fossilise
  • turn
  • dote

Antonyms

  • green
  • unfledged
  • undeveloped
  • stay

10. age

verb. ['ˈeɪdʒ'] begin to seem older; get older.

Antonyms

  • inexperienced
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