What does reasonable mean?

Definitions for reasonable
ˈri zə nə bəl, ˈriz nə-rea·son·able

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reasonable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reasonable, sensible(adj)

    showing reason or sound judgment

    "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"

  2. fair, fairish, reasonable(adj)

    not excessive or extreme

    "a fairish income"; "reasonable prices"

  3. reasonable, sane(adj)

    marked by sound judgment

    "sane nuclear policy"

Wiktionary

  1. reasonable(Adjective)

    Just; fair; agreeable to reason.

    Etymology: resnable, from rationabilis, more at reason, -able.

  2. reasonable(Adjective)

    Satisfactory.

    Etymology: resnable, from rationabilis, more at reason, -able.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reasonable(noun)

    having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; rational; as, a reasonable being

  2. Reasonable(noun)

    governed by reason; being under the influence of reason; thinking, speaking, or acting rationally, or according to the dictates of reason; agreeable to reason; just; rational; as, the measure must satisfy all reasonable men

  3. Reasonable(noun)

    not excessive or immoderate; within due limits; proper; as, a reasonable demand, amount, price

  4. Reasonable(adverb)

    reasonably; tolerably

Editors Contribution

  1. reasonable

    Created or governed by reason.

    The response is reasonable that optimum health is the priority for every person on the planet.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 29, 2020  
  2. reasonable

    The faculty of reason.

    The answer was reasonable and just.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reasonable' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1782

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reasonable' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1277

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reasonable' in Adjectives Frequency: #213

How to pronounce reasonable?

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How to say reasonable in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reasonable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reasonable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of reasonable in a Sentence

  1. Judge Mark Walker:

    The issue in this case is whether the use of these reasonable and neutral rules is constitutional, it is.

  2. Karl Marx:

    Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.

  3. Norman Vincent Peale:

    Believe in yourself Have faith in your abilities Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy

  4. Chief Executive Andre Lacroix:

    This is obviously a situation that we cannot ignore. This is 10 percent part of our earnings in total, it is reasonable to believe that the capex reductions will continue in the next few months ...We have to cycle through that time, and over time minerals and oil and gas will start growing again.

  5. Josh Luber:

    I have a pretty reasonable collection in the sneaker world, it's around 400 pairs.

Images & Illustrations of reasonable

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