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reasons

noun
plural of reason

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a statement given to explain a belief or act
  • she gave a good reason for her seemingly suspicious behavior

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2 something (as a belief) that serves as the basis for another thing
  • a firm belief that we are here on earth to help others is the reason for her tireless volunteer work

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3 an explanation that frees one from fault or blame
  • what reason do you have for being in such a bad mood?

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reasons

verb
present tense third-person singular of reason

Synonyms of reasons (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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“Reasons.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reasons. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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