Chuyển bộ gõ


Từ điển WordNet v3.1 - WordNet Dictionary
reason



I - noun
1. a rational motive for a belief or action (Freq. 76)
- the reason that war was declared
- the grounds for their declaration
Syn:
ground
Derivationally related forms:
ground (for: ground)
Hypernyms:
rational motive
Hyponyms:
occasion, score, account, why, wherefore
2. an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon (Freq. 29)
- the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly
Hypernyms:
explanation, account
3. the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination (Freq. 3)
- we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil
Syn:
understanding, intellect
Hypernyms:
faculty, mental faculty, module
4. a justification for something existing or happening (Freq. 1)
- he had no cause to complain
- they had good reason to rejoice
Syn:
cause, grounds
Derivationally related forms:
causal (for: cause), cause (for: cause)
Hypernyms:
justification
5. the state of having good sense and sound judgment (Freq. 1)
- his rationality may have been impaired
- he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions
Syn:
rationality, reasonableness
Derivationally related forms:
reasonable (for: reasonableness), rational (for: rationality)
Hypernyms:
sanity, saneness
6. a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
- there is reason to believe he is lying
Hypernyms:
fact
Hyponyms:
indication, contraindication

II - verb
1. decide by reasoning;
draw or come to a conclusion (Freq. 3)
- We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house
Syn:
reason out, conclude
Derivationally related forms:
conclusive (for: conclude), conclusion (for: conclude), reasoner
Hypernyms:
think, cogitate, cerebrate
Hyponyms:
induce, deduce, infer, deduct, derive,
syllogize, syllogise, find, feel, gather, generalize,
generalise, extrapolate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- They reason that there was a traffic accident
2. present reasons and arguments (Freq. 2)
Syn:
argue
Derivationally related forms:
reasoner, arguable (for: argue), argument (for: argue), argumentation (for: argue), arguer (for: argue)
Hypernyms:
present, represent, lay out
Hyponyms:
re-argue, expostulate, defend, support, fend for
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- Sam wants to reason with Sue
- Sam and Sue reason
3. think logically (Freq. 1)
- The children must learn to reason
Derivationally related forms:
reasoner, reasoning
Hypernyms:
think, cogitate, cerebrate
Hyponyms:
rationalize away, rationalise away, theorize, ratiocinate, calculate,
cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure,
categorize, categorise, speculate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

▼ Từ liên quan / Related words
Related search result for "reason"

Giới thiệu VNDIC.net | Plugin từ diển cho Firefox | Từ điển cho Toolbar IE | Tra cứu nhanh cho IE | Vndic bookmarklet | Học từ vựng | Vndic trên web của bạn

© Copyright 2006-2019 VNDIC.NET & VDICT.CO all rights reserved.