Definitions for Rationalˈræʃ ə nl, ˈræʃ nl

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  1. rational number, rational(adj)

    an integer or a fraction

  2. rational(adj)

    consistent with or based on or using reason

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

  3. intellectual, rational, noetic(adj)

    of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind

    "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"

  4. rational(adj)

    capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers

    "rational numbers"

  5. rational(adj)

    having its source in or being guided by the intellect (as distinguished from experience or emotion)

    "a rational analysis"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Rational(adj)

    relating to the reason; not physical; mental

  2. Rational(adj)

    having reason, or the faculty of reasoning; endowed with reason or understanding; reasoning

  3. Rational(adj)

    agreeable to reason; not absurd, preposterous, extravagant, foolish, fanciful, or the like; wise; judicious; as, rational conduct; a rational man

  4. Rational(adj)

    expressing the type, structure, relations, and reactions of a compound; graphic; -- said of formulae. See under Formula

  5. Rational(noun)

    a rational being

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  1. Rational

    Consistent, logical.

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  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rational' in Adjectives Frequency: #532


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