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1. Capable of reasoning; rational: a reasonable person.
2. Governed by or being in accordance with reason or sound thinking: a reasonable solution to the problem.
3. Being within the bounds of common sense: arrive home at a reasonable hour.
4. Not excessive or extreme; fair: reasonable prices.

rea′son·a·bil′i·ty, rea′son·a·ble·ness n.
rea′son·a·bly adv.


a rare word for reasonableness
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Organisation For Rate Reasonability Within Seven Days Of Tender Opening To The Office Of Cmd/Nr.
He said that it is also the reasonability of parents and civil society to cooperate with the government and Health Department in the prevention of diseases.
He said that protection of life and property of the people and traders is the reasonability of state and government should fulfill its obligation.
There was no immediate claim of reasonability for the blast that followed a landmine explosion targeting a former Logar crime branch police chief in the Mohammad Agha district.
He said his commission's reasonability is to allow all eligible Sudanese nationals, from 18-year old up, the chance to vote in the elections.
Earlier, the President of the Independent High Authority for Elections Shafiq Sirsar called, in a press conference, on all political parties to accept reasonability in determining the shape and dates of elections, so that the country does not enter into a dangerous zone with grave consequences.
Unfortunately, all this is our reality in which we never allowed the real democracy, real civil awareness and reasonability, to be developed.
At the moment, there is no reasonability to develop the Kemin further due to the construction of a gas distribution station near Balkhash," he continued.