English to Afrikaans Meaning :: reason

Reason :
- redegeredeneerredenaarredenasieredes

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Noun(1) a rational motive for a belief or action(2) an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon(3) the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination(4) the state of having good sense and sound judgment(5) a justification for something existing or happening(6) a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
Verb(1) decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion(2) present reasons and arguments(3) think logically

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(1) Just because someone knocks on your door, phones you or stops you in the street is not good enough reason to change your mind.(2) I tried to reason with her, but without success(3) Sweetening the pot within reason to keep it out of their hands does make sense.(4) the only reason she comes here is to read the paper(5) we have reason to celebrate(6) An argument is a form of reasoning whereby one gives a reason or reasons in support of some claim.(7) Rangers supporters will now believe it is possible for them to have reason to tickle these next Sunday.(8) One reason why this event may reverberate is exactly that disconnect.(9) she is in danger of losing her reason(10) The size is pretty much irrelevant, as is the amount of water, within reason .(11) You can take advantage of this by waiting until the last minute and - within reason - naming your price.(12) The foundation also showed that liking an area was the main reason why people did not live closer to their work.(13) Men are marked off from other animals by possessing reason and the power of thought.(14) it is hard to know for the simple reason that few records survive(15) He thinks and learns systematically and is drawn to using logic and reason to prove and understand his faith.(16) they won't pay the fine, not without reason
Related Words
(1) the reason ::
die rede
(2) for this reason ::
vir hierdie rede
(3) for that reason ::
vir daardie rede
(4) for no reason ::
vir geen rede
(5) for some reason ::
vir een of ander rede
(6) main reason ::
hoof rede
(7) the reason why ::
die rede hoekom
(8) without reason ::
sonder rede
(9) within reason ::
binne perke
(10) for what reason ::
om watter rede
1. cause ::
2. rationality ::
3. sanity ::
gesonde verstand
4. good sense ::
goeie sin
6. ground ::
8. intellect ::
9. think rationally ::
dink rasioneel
10. calculate ::
11. bring around ::
bring rondom
12. argue ::
13. conclude ::
1. consequence ::
2. corollary ::
3. development ::
4. effect ::
5. fate ::
6. fruit ::
7. issue ::
8. outcome ::
9. outgrowth ::
10. product ::
11. result ::
12. sequel ::
13. sequence ::
14. upshot ::
Different Forms
reason, reasoned, reasoner, reasoners, reasoning, reasons
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Uh, no reason.

Uh, no REASON.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 12

...even if the reason for their happiness
made the first person unhappy.

...even if the REASON for their happiness made the first person unhappy.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 5

Well, actually, that would be all the more
reason to, you know, check your engine.

Well, actually, that would be all the more REASON to, you know, check your engine.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 5

Well, good Lord,
if that becomes a reason not

Well, good Lord, if that becomes a REASON not

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 4

I have more reason to want him hanged.

I have more REASON to want him hanged.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5

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