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reasoning

noun

Simple Definition of reasoning

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of reasoning

  1. 1 :  the use of reason; especially :  the drawing of inferences or conclusions through the use of reason

  2. 2 :  an instance of the use of reason :  argument

Examples of reasoning in a sentence

  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.



14th Century

First Known Use of reasoning

14th century

Rhymes with reasoning




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