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Definition 1: showing reason or sound judgment - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where reasonable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sensible choice
  • a sensible person

Synonyms for reasonable in the sense of this definition

(reasonable is similar to ...) exhibiting native good judgment

"arrive home at a reasonable hour" "commonsense scholarship on the foibles of a genius" "unlearned and commonsensical countryfolk were capable of solving problems that beset the more sophisticated"

(reasonable is similar to ...) exercising or showing good judgment

"healthy scepticism" "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes" "the healthy attitude of French laws" "healthy relations between labor and management" "an intelligent solution" "a sound approach to the problem" "sound advice" "no sound explanation for his decision"

(reasonable is similar to ...) based on sound reasoning or evidence

"well-founded suspicions"

(means also ...) free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

"a fair referee" "fair deal" "on a fair footing" "a fair fight" "by fair means or foul"

(means also ...) capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning

"a logical mind"

(means also ...) consistent with or based on or using reason

"rational behavior" "a process of rational inference" "rational thought"

(means also ...) well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force

"a valid inference" "a valid argument" "a valid contract"

(... are attributes of reasonable) goodness of reason and judgment

"the judiciary is built on the reasonableness of judges"

Definition 2: not excessive or extreme - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where reasonable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a fairish income
  • reasonable prices

Synonyms for reasonable in the sense of this definition

(reasonable is similar to ...) being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme

"moderate prices" "a moderate income" "a moderate fine" "moderate demands" "a moderate estimate" "a moderate eater" "moderate success" "a kitchen of moderate size" "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"

Definition 3: marked by sound judgment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where reasonable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sane nuclear policy

Synonyms for reasonable in the sense of this definition

(reasonable is similar to ...) consistent with or based on or using reason

"rational behavior" "a process of rational inference" "rational thought"

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