2. the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
Example : Some people think that humans are endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil.
3. a justification for something existing or happening 4. a rational motive for a belief or action
Example : the reason that war was declared
5. the state of having good sense and sound judgment 6. present reasons and arguments 7. a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
Example : There is reason to believe they are lying.
8. an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
Example : the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly
9. think logically
Example : The children must learn to reason
Translation for "reason"
reason meaning in Spanish : razón reason meaning in German : Grund reason meaning in Japanese : 理由 reason meaning in Turkish : neden reason meaning in Chinese : 原因 reason meaning in Arabic : السبب reason meaning in Polish : powód reason meaning in Hindi : कारण reason meaning in French : raison reason meaning in Russian : причина reason meaning in Tamil : காரணம் reason meaning in Telugu : కారణం