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  • as inrationale
  • as inreason
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Synonyms for the whole idea

noun logic for belief, action
  • excuse
  • explanation
  • hypothesis
  • justification
  • motivation
  • motive
  • philosophy
  • principle
  • rationalization
  • reason
  • theory
  • account
  • exposition
  • grounds
  • reasons
  • story
  • raison d'être
  • song and dance
  • sour grapes
  • the big idea
  • the whole idea
  • whatfor
  • why and wherefore
  • whyfor

Antonyms for the whole idea

  • discouragement
  • proof
  • reality
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to the whole idea

rationale

noun. logic for belief, action

reason

noun. explanation for an action

reasons

noun. explanation for an action
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.