think logically; "The children must learn to reason"
decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination; "we are told that man is endowed with reason and capable of distinguishing good from evil"
present reasons and arguments
a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying"
an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon; "the reason a steady state was never reached was that the back pressure built up too slowly"
a justification for something existing or happening;
a rational motive for a belief or action; "the reason that war was declared"; "the grounds for their declaration"
the state of having good sense and sound judgment; "his rationality may have been impaired"; "he had to rely less on reason than on rousing their emotions"
sound practical judgment; "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"
comprehend; "I sensed the real meaning of his letter"
the faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"
become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out corruption"
a general conscious awareness; "a sense of security"; "a sense of happiness"; "a sense of danger"; "a sense of self"
perceive by a physical sensation, e.g., coming from the skin or muscles; "He felt the wind"; "She felt an object brushing her arm"; "He felt his flesh crawl"; "She felt the heat when she got out of the car"
a natural appreciation or ability; "a keen musical sense"; "a good sense of timing"