rationalise


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rationalise


Past participle: rationalised
Gerund: rationalising

Imperative
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Present
I rationalise
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am rationalising
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Present Perfect
I have rationalised
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Past Continuous
I was rationalising
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Past Perfect
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Future
I will rationalise
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would rationalise
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.rationalise - structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results; "We rationalized the factory's production and raised profits"
organize, organise - cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
2.rationalise - defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; "rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success"
colour, gloss, color - give a deceptive explanation or excuse for; "color a lie"
plead - offer as an excuse or plea; "She was pleading insanity"
defend, fend for, support - argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
extenuate, mitigate, palliate - lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime"
3.rationalise - think rationally; employ logic or reason; "When one wonders why one is doing certain things, one should rationalize"
cerebrate, cogitate, think - use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
4.rationalise - remove irrational quantities from; "This function can be rationalized"
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
5.rationalise - weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
do away with, eliminate, get rid of, extinguish - terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
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The drive is part of the Government's adopted policies to rationalise public spending", he said as he chaired the meeting of the taskforce in charge of slashing the recurrent costs of advertisements, publications, subscriptions and stationary.
Following the merger of Swansea Metropolitan University into the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) in 2013 there is an institution wide remit to unify and rationalise both business process workflow and the systems and infrastructure that support them.
Special steps to boost spending on infrastructure & rationalise subsidies
Chennai: With one-and-a-half months left for the Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government will take "special steps" to boost public spending on infrastructure and initiate measures to rationalise subsidies.
Prince Mansour pointed out that the thermal insulation would rationalise the consumption of energy and bring many benefits to the country and its citizens.