reasoning

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

reasoning

noun

: the process of thinking about something in a logical way in order to form a conclusion or judgment

: the ability of the mind to think and understand things in a logical way

Full Definition of REASONING

1
:  the use of reason; especially :  the drawing of inferences or conclusions through the use of reason
2
:  an instance of the use of reason :  argument

Examples of REASONING

  1. Could you explain your reasoning?
  2. They told everyone the reasoning behind the decision.
  3. a conclusion based on fallacious reasoning
  4. Humans possess the power of reasoning.

First Known Use of REASONING

14th century

Rhymes with REASONING

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