reason [-s] n
OFr < L. ratiōn-em, reckoning, account, relation, understanding, motive, cause < rēri, think, reckon.
- Logic; rational thinking; mental construct.
- Answer; motive; grounds; determining factor; cause of action.
reason [-s] v
see reason, n.
- Think; ponder; muse; consider; contemplate; philosophize; pose a question; present an issue to be discussed logically.
- Contend; debate; argue; discuss by presenting logical arguments; attempt to find an answer through rational thinking.