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Definition 1: thinking that is coherent and logical - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for reasoning in the sense of this definition

(reasoning is a kind of ...) the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

"thinking always made him frown" "she paused for thought"

(... is a kind of reasoning ) the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence

(... is a kind of reasoning ) logical and methodical reasoning

(... is a kind of reasoning ) the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

(... is a kind of reasoning ) the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation

(... is a kind of reasoning ) reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)

(... is a kind of reasoning ) reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence

(... is a kind of reasoning ) a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning

"I can't follow your line of reasoning"

(... is a kind of reasoning ) the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations

(... is a kind of reasoning ) the combination of ideas into a complex whole

Definition 2: endowed with the capacity to reason - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for reasoning in the sense of this definition

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

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

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