: 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
: the use of reason; especially : the drawing of inferences or conclusions through the use of reason
: an instance of the use of reason : argument
Examples of REASONING
- Could you explain your reasoning?
- They told everyone the reasoning behind the decision.
- a conclusion based on fallacious reasoning
- Humans possess the power of reasoning.
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