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reasoned

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 being or provable by reasoning in which the conclusion follows necessarily from given information
  • given the information you have, that is the only reasoned solution to the problem

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3 decided on as a result of careful thought
  • refusing to be swayed by the passions of the moment, the president consulted with his advisers before making a reasoned response to this unprovoked act of aggression

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reasoned

verb
past tense of reason

Synonyms of reasoned (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to form an opinion or reach a conclusion through reasoning and information
  • she reasoned that since all of the cakes were on sale for the same price, she might as well pick the biggest one

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2 to state (something) as a reason in support of or against something under consideration
  • he tried to reason that no one in their right mind would buy his brother's old video games, but they were put on the online auction anyway

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“Reasoned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reasoned. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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