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reasonable

rea·son·a·ble

reasonable

 
pronunciation:
ri z n bl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: using good sense and clear thinking.
The judge made a reasonable decision after carefully listening to the case.
synonyms:
logical, rational, sensible
antonyms:
absurd, irrational, unreasonable
similar words:
intelligent, practical, prudent, sage, sane, shrewd, thoughtful, wise
definition 2: not too much; fair.
The homework assignment was reasonable.
synonyms:
moderate
antonyms:
unreasonable
similar words:
appropriate, conservative, logical, modest, proper, sane, suitable
definition 3: showing good sense and clear thinking.
Her answer on the test was reasonable.
synonyms:
sensible
antonyms:
irrational, unreasonable
similar words:
intelligent, logical, prudent, rational, sage, sane, sound, wise
definition 4: not too expensive.
The price for the leather jacket was reasonable.
antonyms:
extravagant, steep, unreasonable
similar words:
cheap, economical, inexpensive, moderate
derivations: reasonably (adv.), reasonableness (n.)
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