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Noun: reasoning  ree-zu-ning
  1. Thinking that is coherent and logical
    - logical thinking, abstract thought
Adjective: reasoning  ree-zu-ning
  1. Endowed with the capacity to reason
    - intelligent, thinking
Verb: reason  ree-zun
  1. Decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
    "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house";
    - reason out, conclude
     
  2. Present reasons and arguments
    - argue
     
  3. Think logically
    "The children must learn to reason"

Derived forms: reasonings

See also: rational

Type of: cerebrate, cerebration, cogitate, intellection, lay out, mentation, present, represent, think, thinking, thought, thought process

Encyclopedia: Reasoning

Reason, Debate, and a Story