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ra•tion•al(ˈræʃ ə nl, ˈræʃ nl)
When someone is reasonable, they behave in a fair and sensible way.
If something such as a proposal or judgement is reasonable, it is acceptable because it is fair or sensible.
You say that someone is rational when they are able to think clearly and make decisions and judgements based on reason rather than emotion.
You can also describe people's behaviour as rational.
|Noun||1.||rational - an integer or a fraction|
fraction - the quotient of two rational numbers
|Adj.||1.||rational - consistent with or based on or using reason; "rational behavior"; "a process of rational inference"; "rational thought"|
logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
sane - mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane"
irrational - not consistent with or using reason; "irrational fears"; "irrational animals"
|2.||rational - of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind; "intellectual problems"; "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"|
mental - involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"
|3.||rational - capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers; "rational numbers"|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
irrational - real but not expressible as the quotient of two integers; "irrational numbers"
|4.||rational - having its source in or being guided by the intellect (as distinguished from experience or emotion); "a rational analysis"|
intellectual - appealing to or using the intellect; "satire is an intellectual weapon"; "intellectual workers engaged in creative literary or artistic or scientific labor"; "has tremendous intellectual sympathy for oppressed people"; "coldly intellectual"; "sort of the intellectual type"; "intellectual literature"
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