line of reasoning

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of line of reasoning

:a set of reasons used in order to reach a conclusion
  • She chose to follow a particular line of reasoning.
  • I don't follow your line of reasoning.

Word by Word Definitions

line play
  1. : a length of cord or cord-like material: such as

  2. : a comparatively strong slender cord

  3. : clothesline

  1. : to mark or cover with a line or lines

  2. : to depict with lines : draw

  3. : to place or form a line along

  1. : to cover the inner surface of

  2. : to put something in the inside of : fill

  3. : to serve as the lining of

reasoning play
  1. : the use of reason

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


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