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See definition of rhyme or reason on Dictionary.com
  • as inrationality
  • as inrationalness

synonyms for rhyme or reason

  • logic
  • acceptation
  • advantage
  • burden
  • core
  • definition
  • drift
  • gist
  • good
  • heart
  • implication
  • import
  • interpretation
  • matter
  • meat
  • message
  • nitty-gritty
  • nuance
  • nub
  • purport
  • purpose
  • rationale
  • rationalness
  • reason
  • short
  • significance
  • signification
  • stuff
  • substance
  • thrust
  • understanding
  • upshot
  • use
  • value
  • worth
  • bottom line
  • denotatiton
  • intendment
  • meat and potatoes
  • name of the game
  • nature of the beast
  • nuts and bolts
  • punch line
  • significancy

antonyms for rhyme or reason

MOST RELEVANT
  • disadvantage
  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • insignificance
  • meaninglessness
  • outside
  • surface
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How to use rhyme or reason in a sentence

To Americans Mrs. Wright is interesting by reason of her patriotism, which amounted to a passion.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
Wordsworth has illustrated how an unwise and importunate demand for a reason from a child may drive him into invention.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And she fell to scolding him in the way he usually loved,—but at the moment found less stimulating for some reason.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The reason we associate rhythm with the significance of time is that rhythm is a measurer of time.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
That she had her definite reason he knew, as a woman knows when another woman is wearing a last year's gown.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
He controlled himself betimes, bethinking him that, after all, there might be some reason in what this fat fellow said.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
We have said it had been lightly laden at starting, which was the reason of the tremendous pace at which it travelled.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He had hoped to have her reason it out with him, and he had prayed that he be given a little time, and then all would be well.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Farmer Green's cat had never liked Mr. Crow, for no particular reason.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
He had five girls by his first wife; there is no reason why this splendid cow I have picked out should not produce a dozen boys.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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