reasonable Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective showing reason or sound judgment
- a sensible choice
- a sensible person
adjective satellite not excessive or extreme
- a fairish income
- reasonable prices
adjective satellite marked by sound judgment
- sane nuclear policy
Having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; rational; as, a. reasonablebeing
Governed by reason; being under influence of reason; thinking, speaking or acting rationally, or according to the dictates of reason; agreeable to reason; just; rational; as, the measure must satisfy all. reasonablemen
By indubitable certainty, I mean that which doth not admit of any reasonable cause of doubting. Bp. Wilkins.
Men have no right to what is not reasonable. Burke.
Not excessive or immoderate; within due limits; proper; as, a. reasonabledemand, amount, price
Let . . . all things be thought upon That may, with reasonable swiftness, add More feathers to you wings. Shak.
Syn. -- Rational; just; honest; equitable; fair; suitable; moderate; tolerable. See Rational.
I have a reasonable good ear in music. Shak.
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