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Part of speech: Noun

The ability to form conclusions and know right from wrong; right judgment; intellect or thinking power; sanity or sane opinions; cause for opinion or act.

Part of speech: Verb

To exercise the power of thinking logically or drawing conclusions; to argue.

Part of speech: Verb

To persuade by argument; to prove or explain by means of the intellect; as, to reason out a solution.

Usage examples "reason":
  • Man has but one reason. - "Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant", Edward Moore.
  • And if it were not for that reason? - "It Happened in Egypt", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
  • Say, what was the reason? - "In the Bishop's Carriage", Miriam Michelson.