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reasons, plural;
  1. Think, understand, and form judgments by a process of logic
    • - humans do not reason entirely from facts
  2. Find an answer to a problem by considering various possible solutions

  3. Persuade (someone) with rational argument
    • - I tried to reason with her, but without success
  1. A cause, explanation, or justification for an action or event
    • - the minister resigned for personal reasons
    • - it is hard to know for the simple reason that few records survive
  2. Good or obvious cause to do something
    • - we have reason to celebrate
  3. A premise of an argument in support of a belief, esp. a minor premise when given after the conclusion

  4. The power of the mind to think, understand, and form judgments by a process of logic
    • - there is a close connection between reason and emotion
  5. What is right, practical, or possible; common sense
    • - people are willing, within reason, to pay for schooling
  6. One's sanity
    • - she is in danger of losing her reason

  1. a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
  2. decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
  3. an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon; "the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly"
  4. argue: present reasons and arguments
  5. the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
  6. think logically; "The children must learn to reason"
  7. Reason is a mental faculty found in humans, that is able to generate conclusions from assumptions or premises. In other words, it is amongst other things the means by which rational beings propose specific reasons, or explanations of cause and effect. ...
  8. In informal logic, a reason consists of either a single premise or co-premises in support of an argument. In formal symbolic logic, only single premises occur. In informal reasoning, two types of reasons exist. ...
  9. Reason is a libertarian monthly magazine published by the Reason Foundation. The magazine has a circulation of around 60,000 and was named one of the 50 best magazines in 2003 and 2004 by the Chicago Tribune.
  10. Reason is Melanie C's second album, the follow-up to Northern Star. Released on 10 March 2003, it reached #5 in the UK album chart - selling 30,876 copies in its first week. Although not performing as well as Northern Star, Reason has a Gold certification in the UK, with 101,889 copies sold. ...
  11. "Reason" is the 6th single release from J-Pop artist Nami Tamaki. It was released on 11-10-2004, and ranked #2 on the Oricon charts. It also was used as the ending theme to the anime Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, as well as an insert song for an episode of the anime Code Geass.
  12. Reason is the third album by Officium Triste released in 2004 by Displeased Records.
  13. a cause: That which causes something: an efficient cause, a proximate cause. A motive for an action or a determination. An excuse: a thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; that which is offered or accepted as an explanation. (Can we verify^(+) this sense? ...
  14. (10 reasons) To Feed Canino Toppers
  15. (Reasons) increased used of techniques like benchmarking and TQM makes quality- or price-based PODs redundant. So the POD between competitors is more on the intangibles – the special manufacturing techniques, the unique brand connect, the royalty-earning patent etc.
  16. (Reasons) literary elements that support a meaning statement.
  17. (Reasons) statements that tell why a proposition is justified
  18. (The Reasons) Some of people out there will ask: What is vegetarian? Do I need to be a part of vegetarians?  Is it healthy and needed? No meat only Vegetables, can I survive? How to be a vegetarian?
  19. (reasons) a basis or cause, as for some belief, action, fact, event etc.
  20. (reasons) an explanation of why or how a particular judgment was arrived at
  21. Differentia: Identifies and integrates perceptions
  22. in the first Critique, the highest faculty of the human subject, to which all other faculties are subordinated. It abstracts completely from the conditions of sensibility. ...
  23. The ability to think and make good judgments
  24. (in  doctrine and dogma (religion): The relation of faith, reason, and religious insight to doctrine and dogma)
  25. ". . . reason is purposive activity [viz., the activity of developing toward self-conscious freedom, truth, etc]."  Preface, Phenomenology of Mind 83.