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What is another word for reason?

What's another word for reason? | Here's a list of synonyms for reason.

Definition 1: the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination - [noun denoting cognition]

Definition 1: a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion - [noun denoting cognition]

Definition 1: a justification for something existing or happening - [noun denoting communication]

Definition 1: an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon - [noun denoting communication]

Definition 1: a rational motive for a belief or action - [noun denoting motive]

Definition 1: the state of having good sense and sound judgment - [noun denoting state]

Definition 1: think logically - [verb of cognition]

Definition 1: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion - [verb of cognition]

Definition 1: present reasons and arguments - [verb of communication]