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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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Rhymes with Reason Out

  • stake-out
  • how-about
  • without
  • throughout
  • strout
  • sprout
  • reroute
  • redoubt
  • devout
  • troutt
  • trout
  • stoute
  • stout
  • spout
  • snout
  • shrout
  • scout
  • prout
  • krout
  • kraut
  • grout
  • flout
  • drought
  • crout
  • clout
  • all-out
  • about
  • tout
  • thuot
  • shout

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. reason

noun. ['ˈriːzən'] the state of having good sense and sound judgment.

Synonyms

  • reasonableness
  • sanity
  • saneness

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • subtract
  • decode
  • esteem

Etymology

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

7. reason

verb. ['ˈriːzən'] think logically.

Synonyms

  • categorise
  • reckon
  • cogitate
  • ratiocinate
  • categorize
  • speculate
  • compute
  • rationalize away
  • rationalise away
  • calculate
  • work out
  • theorize
  • figure
  • cerebrate
  • cipher
  • think

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • mistrust

Etymology

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

8. reason

noun. ['ˈriːzən'] a justification for something existing or happening.

Synonyms

  • cause
  • justification

Antonyms

  • stay
  • dissuade
  • gladden

Etymology

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

9. out

adjective. ['ˈaʊt'] not allowed to continue to bat or run.

Antonyms

  • function

10. out

adjective. ['ˈaʊt'] being out or having grown cold.

Synonyms

  • extinct

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • hide
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