reason out

phrasal verb
reasoned out; reasoning out; reasons out

Definition of reason out

: to find an explanation or solution to (something, such as a problem, question, mystery, etc.) by thinking about the possibilities He reasoned out the problem by himself.

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“Reason out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reason%20out. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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