reason out


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Verb1.reason out - decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
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"
induce - reason or establish by induction
deduce, derive, infer, deduct - reason by deduction; establish by deduction
syllogise, syllogize - reason by syllogisms
feel, find - come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; "I feel that he doesn't like me"; "I find him to be obnoxious"; "I found the movie rather entertaining"
deduce, infer - conclude by reasoning; in logic
gather - conclude from evidence; "I gather you have not done your homework"
extrapolate, generalize, infer, generalise - draw from specific cases for more general cases
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And yet, repeat the word inwardly as often as she would, the attempt to reason out and prove that she was sure, always came after it and failed.