View definitions for reason
noun as in mental analysis
noun as in intention, aim
noun as in explanation for an action
verb as in mentally analyze
When twelve people are killed by violence, whoever they are, for whatever reason, that is a tragedy and a waste.
The research literature, too, asks these questions, and not without reason.
The reason we were liberals is we were against oppression.
There is a larger reason, beyond the airlines themselves, why Lion Air and 61 other Indonesian airlines are on this black list.
Yet, for god knows what reason, his name is never brought up in the “Great American Filmmaker” conversation.
To Americans Mrs. Wright is interesting by reason of her patriotism, which amounted to a passion.
Wordsworth has illustrated how an unwise and importunate demand for a reason from a child may drive him into invention.
And she fell to scolding him in the way he usually loved,—but at the moment found less stimulating for some reason.
The reason we associate rhythm with the significance of time is that rhythm is a measurer of time.
That she had her definite reason he knew, as a woman knows when another woman is wearing a last year's gown.
On this page you'll find 285 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reason, such as: logic, reasoning, sense, acumen, apprehension, and argumentation.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.