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REASON; REASONABLE; REASONING
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reasoned definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: logically valid; "a sound argument" [syn: reasoned, sound, well-grounded]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Reason Rea"son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reasoned; p. pr. & vb. n. Reasoning.] [Cf. F. raisonner. See Reason, n.] 1. To exercise the rational faculty; to deduce inferences from premises; to perform the process of deduction or of induction; to ratiocinate; to reach conclusions by a systematic comparison of facts. 2. Hence: To carry on a process of deduction or of induction, in order to convince or to confute; to formulate and set forth propositions and the inferences from them; to argue. Stand still, that I may reason with you, before the Lord, of all the righteous acts of the Lord. --1 Sam. xii. 7. 3. To converse; to compare opinions. --Shak.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A reasoned discussion or argument is based on sensible reasons, rather than on an appeal to people's emotions. Abortion is an issue which produces little reasoned argument. = rational ADJ: usu ADJ n [approval]



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