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. Trey Gowdy:

    It wouldn't be reasonable that she was on her way to Libya to discuss Libyan policy and there are no emails from that trip.

  2. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Unknown:

    One ought every day at least to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.

  3. Steven Edmondson:

    To make it easy, you can sign up to affiliate with a golf club for handicap purposes, if someone doesn't want to belong to a traditional club, which the younger generation really doesn't, they still play at a club or clubs close by and those clubs have a reasonable chance of knowing that player and their ability.

  4. Councilor Wang Yi:

    Both countries' negotiating teams have the ability and wisdom to resolve each other's reasonable demands, and in the end reach a mutually beneficial, win-win agreement.

  5. Judge James Burke:

    Lack of consent results from forcible compulsion or circumstances under which at the time of the act of intercourse, the complainant clearly expressed that she did not consent to engage in such act and a reasonable person in the defendant's situation would have understood the complainant's words and acts as an expression of lack of consent to such act under all the circumstances.

Images & Illustrations of reasonable

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