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n. - A thought or a consideration offered in support of a determination or an opinion; a just ground for a conclusion or an action; that which is offered or accepted as an explanation; the efficient cause of an occurrence or a phenomenon; a motive for an action or a determination; proof, more or less decisive, for an opinion or a conclusion; principle; efficient cause; final cause; ground of argument. 2
n. - The faculty or capacity of the human mind by which it is distinguished from the intelligence of the inferior animals; the higher as distinguished from the lower cognitive faculties, sense, imagination, and memory, and in contrast to the feelings and desires. Reason comprises conception, judgment, reasoning, and the intuitional faculty. Specifically, it is the intuitional faculty, or the faculty of first truths, as distinguished from the understanding, which is called the discursive or ratiocinative faculty. 2
n. - Due exercise of the reasoning faculty; accordance with, or that which is accordant with and ratified by, the mind rightly exercised; right intellectual judgment; clear and fair deductions from true principles; that which is dictated or supported by the common sense of mankind; right conduct; right; propriety; justice. 2
n. - Ratio; proportion. 2
n. - To exercise the rational faculty; to deduce inferences from premises; to perform the process of deduction or of induction; to ratiocinate; to reach conclusions by a systematic comparison of facts. 2
n. - Hence: To carry on a process of deduction or of induction, in order to convince or to confute; to formulate and set forth propositions and the inferences from them; to argue. 2
n. - To converse; to compare opinions. 2
v. t. - To arrange and present the reasons for or against; to examine or discuss by arguments; to debate or discuss; as, I reasoned the matter with my friend. 2
v. t. - To support with reasons, as a request. 2
v. t. - To persuade by reasoning or argument; as, to reason one into a belief; to reason one out of his plan. 2
v. t. - To overcome or conquer by adducing reasons; -- with down; as, to reason down a passion. 2
v. t. - To find by logical processes; to explain or justify by reason or argument; -- usually with out; as, to reason out the causes of the librations of the moon. 2

The word "reason" uses 6 letters: A E N O R S.

Direct anagrams of reason:
  arseno   senora

Words formed by adding one letter before or after reason (in bold), or to aenors in any order:
b -   boranes   c -   coarsen   corneas   narcose   e -   arenose   g -   onagers   oranges   h -   hoarsen   senhora   i -   erasion   l -   loaners   reloans   m -   enamors   moaners   oarsmen   p -   persona   r -   serrano   s -   reasons   senoras   t -   atoners   senator   treason   u -   arenous  

Shorter words found within reason:
ae   aeon   aeons   aero   an   ane   anes   ar   are   ares   arose   ars   arse   arson   as   ear   earn   earns   ears   en   ens   eon   eons   er   era   eras   ern   erns   eros   ers   es   na   nae   naos   nares   ne   near   nears   no   noes   nor   nos   nose   oar   oars   oe   oes   on   one   ones   ons   or   ora   ore   ores   ors   os   osar   ose   ran   ras   rase   re   res   roan   roans   roe   roes   rose   sae   sane   saner   sea   sear   sen   senor   ser   sera   snare   snore   so   soar   son   sonar   sone   sora   sore   sorn  

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