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Overview of noun reason
1. reason, ground -- (a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration")

2. reason -- (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")

3. reason, understanding, intellect -- (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")

4. rationality, reason, reasonableness -- (the state of having good sense and sound judgment; "his rationality may have been impaired"; "he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions")

5. cause, reason, grounds -- (a justification for something existing or happening; "he had no cause to complain"; "they had good reason to rejoice")

6. reason -- (a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying")

Overview of verb reason
1. reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")

2. argue, reason -- (present reasons and arguments)

3. reason -- (think logically; "The children must learn to reason")

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