Definition of stand to reason
- If her friends don't want to go, it stands to reason that she won't want to go either.
: to support oneself on the feet in an erect position
: to be a specified height when fully erect
: to rise to an erect position
: a halt for defense or resistance
: an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success
: a stop made to give a performance
: a statement offered in explanation or justification
: a rational ground or motive
: a sufficient ground of explanation or of logical defense
: to take part in conversation, discussion, or argument
: to talk with another so as to influence actions or opinions
: to use the faculty of reason so as to arrive at conclusions
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