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intr.v. ra·ti·oc·i·nat·ed, ra·ti·oc·i·nat·ing, ra·ti·oc·i·nates
To reason methodically and logically.
[Latin ratiōcinārī, ratiōcināt-, from ratiō, calculation; see ratio.]
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|Noun||1.||ratiocinator - someone who reasons logically|
analogist - someone who looks for analogies or who reasons by analogy
thinker - someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
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