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in reason

[ ree-zuhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF in reason

Synonyms for in reason

  • a little
  • fairly
  • quite
  • rather
  • reasonably
  • slightly
  • somewhat
  • passably
  • pretty
  • averagely
  • enough
  • gently
  • in moderation
  • kind of
  • more or less
  • more than not
  • not exactly
  • quite a bit
  • so-so
  • some
  • something
  • sort of
  • temperately
  • tolerable
  • tolerably
  • tolerantly
  • within limits
  • within reason
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Antonyms for in reason

  • immoderately
  • unlimitedly
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WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., resunmen, "to question (someone)," also "to challenge," from Old French raisoner "speak, discuss; argue; address; speak to," from Late Latin rationare "to discourse," from ratio (see reason (n.)). Intransitive sense of "to think in a logical manner" is from 1590s; transitive sense of "employ reasoning (with someone)" is from 1847. Related: Reasoned; reasoning.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IN REASON

moderately

adverbto a degree, to some extent
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