1. reasoning

noun. ['ˈriːzənɪŋ'] thinking that is coherent and logical.


  • deduction
  • thought process
  • reasoning backward
  • synthesis
  • illation
  • cerebration
  • inference
  • deductive reasoning
  • intellection
  • abstract thought
  • line of reasoning
  • logical argument
  • analysis
  • logical thinking
  • argument
  • synthetic thinking
  • regress
  • ratiocination
  • anticipation
  • thought
  • argumentation
  • conjecture
  • prevision
  • line
  • thinking
  • mentation
  • prediction


  • convergent thinking
  • analysis
  • con
  • pro

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Rhymes with Reasoning

  • seasoning

How do you pronounce reasoning?

Pronounce reasoning as ˈrizənɪŋ.

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Sentences with reasoning

1. Noun, singular or mass
Teachers can then assist children in the reasoning process, encouraging them to think and reason through problems.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
They also understand and believe that their thinking and reasoning capabilities always have room for improvement.

Quotes about reasoning

1. Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

2. Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
- Pope Paul VI

3. Intuition is the wisdom formed by feeling and instinct - a gift of knowing without reasoning... Belief is ignited by hope and supported by facts and evidence - it builds alignment and creates confidence. Belief is what sets energy in motion and creates the success that breeds more success.
- Angela Ahrendts

2. reasoning

adjective. ['ˈriːzənɪŋ'] endowed with the capacity to reason.


  • rational
  • intelligent


  • addition
  • increase
  • divergent thinking