Definitions for reasoningˈri zə nɪŋ, ˈriz nɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rea•son•ingˈri zə nɪŋ, ˈriz nɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act or process of a person who reasons.

  2. the process of forming conclusions, judgments, or inferences from facts or premises.

  3. the reasons, arguments, proofs, etc., resulting from this process.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought(adj)

    thinking that is coherent and logical

  2. intelligent, reasoning(a), thinking(a)(adj)

    endowed with the capacity to reason

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. reasoning(noun)ˈri zə nɪŋ, ˈriz nɪŋ

    the process of thinking that leads to a particular conclusion

    I don't understand your reasoning.


  1. reasoning(Noun)

    Action of the verb to reason.

  2. reasoning(Noun)

    The deduction of inferences or interpretations from premises; abstract thought; ratiocination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reasoning

    of Reason

  2. Reasoning(noun)

    the act or process of adducing a reason or reasons; manner of presenting one's reasons

  3. Reasoning(noun)

    that which is offered in argument; proofs or reasons when arranged and developed; course of argument

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reasoning' in Nouns Frequency: #3005

Translations for reasoning

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the act or process of reaching a decision, conclusion etc

I don't understand his reasoning at all.

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