Definitions for rationally

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•tion•alˈræʃ ə nl, ˈræʃ nl(adj.)

  1. based on or agreeable to reason:

    a rational decision.

  2. exercising reason:

    a rational negotiator.

  3. sane; lucid:

    The patient seems rational.

  4. Math. capable of being expressed exactly by a ratio of two integers. (of a function) capable of being expressed exactly by a ratio of two polynomials.

    Category: Math

  5. Ref: rational number.

Origin of rational:

1350–1400; ME racional < L ratiōnālis=ratiōn- (s. of ratiō) reason+-ālis -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. rationally(adverb)

    in a rational manner

    "we must act rationally"


  1. rationally(Adverb)

    In a rational manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rationally(adverb)

    in a rational manner

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