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rea·son·a·ble

 (rē′zə-nə-bəl)
adj.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.reasonably - to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
immoderately, unreasonably - to a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation; "his prices are unreasonably high"
2.reasonably - with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner; "he acted sensibly in the crisis"; "speak more sanely about these affairs"; "acted quite reasonably"
unreasonably - not in a reasonable or intelligent manner; "she reacted unreasonably when she learned she had failed"
Translations
بصورةٍ مَعْقولَهعَلَى نَحْو مَعْقُول
rozumněpřiměřeně
fornuftigt
järkevästi
razumno
af sanngirni
理にかなって
합리적으로
precejrazumno
skäligen
อย่างมีเหตุผล
makulmakul bir şekilde
vừa phải

reasonably

[ˈriːznəblɪ] ADV
1. (= sensibly) [discuss, expect, suppose] → razonablemente; [behave] → de manera razonable
he acted very reasonablyobró de manera muy razonable
he argued, quite reasonably, thatargumentó, con toda la razón, que ...
reasonably priced clothesropa a precios razonables
2. (= fairly) [good, happy, sure, safe] → bastante
a reasonably accurate reportun informe bastante exacto, más o menos
reasonably wellbastante bien, dentro de lo que cabe

reasonably

[ˈriːzənəbli] adv
(= fairly, quite) → assez
The team played reasonably well → L'équipe a assez bien joué.
(= moderately) reasonably priced accommodation → un logement à un prix raisonnable
(= sensibly) [behave, eat] → raisonnablement
(= legitimately) [expect] → raisonnablement
one can reasonably assume that ... → il est permis de supposer que ...

reasonably

adv
behave, act, thinkvernünftig; one could reasonably think/argue that …man könnte durchaus annehmen/anführen, dass …; reasonably pricedpreiswert
(= quite, fairly)ziemlich, ganz

reasonably

[ˈriːznəblɪ] adv (fairly, quite) → abbastanza; (in a reasonable way) → ragionevolmente
a reasonably accurate report → una relazione abbastanza accurata
one can reasonably suppose that ... → si può logicamente supporre che...

reason

(ˈriːzn) noun
1. something which makes something happen, describes why it happened, should happen or is going to happen etc. What is the reason for this noise?; What is your reason for going to London?; The reason (why) I am going is that I want to.
2. the power of the mind to think, form opinions and judgements etc. Only man has reason – animals have not.
verb
1. to (be able to) think, form opinions and judgements etc. Man alone has the ability to reason.
2. to argue; to work out after some thought. She reasoned that if he had caught the 6.30 p.m. train, he would not be home before 8.00.
ˈreasonable adjective
1. sensible. a reasonable suggestion.
2. willing to listen to argument; acting with good sense. You will find him very reasonable.
3. fair; correct; which one should or could accept. Is $10 a reasonable price for this book?
4. satisfactory; as much as one might expect or want. There was a reasonable number of people at the meeting.
ˈreasonableness noun
ˈreasonably adverb
He behaved very reasonably; The car is reasonably priced; The meeting was reasonably well attended.
ˈreasoning noun
the act or process of reaching a decision, conclusion etc. I don't understand his reasoning at all.
have reason to (believe/think etc)
to feel justified in (believing etc). I have (good) reason to think that he is lying.
it stands to reason
it is obvious or logical. If you go to bed so late it stands to reason that you will be tired next morning.
listen to reason
to allow oneself to be persuaded to do something more sensible than what one was going to do; to pay attention to common sense.
lose one's reason
to become insane.
reason with
to argue with (a person) in order to persuade him to be more sensible. We tried to reason with the worried mother but she went out alone in the storm to look for the child.
see reason
to (be persuaded to) be more sensible than one is or has been.
within reason
within the limits of good sense. I'll do anything / go anywhere within reason.

reasonably

عَلَى نَحْو مَعْقُول rozumně fornuftigt vernünftig εύλογα razonablemente järkevästi raisonnablement razumno ragionevolmente 理にかなって 합리적으로 op een redelijke manier akseptabelt rozsądnie razoavelmente разумно skäligen อย่างมีเหตุผล makul vừa phải 明智的
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It is a heavy annoyance to a writer, who endeavors to represent nature, its various attitudes and circumstances, in a reasonably correct outline and true coloring, that so much of the mean and ludicrous should be hopelessly mixed up with the purest pathos which life anywhere supplies to him.
This I now opened, and had the satisfaction to find recorded by the old Surveyor's pen, a reasonably complete explanation of the whole affair.
Now, however preposterous it may at first seem to talk of any creature's skin as being of that sort of consistence and thickness, yet in point of fact these are no arguments against such a presumption; because you cannot raise any other dense enveloping layer from the whale's body but that same blubber; and the outermost enveloping layer of any animal, if reasonably dense, what can that be but the skin?
We horses do not mind hard work if we are treated reasonably, and I am sure there are many driven by quite poor men who have a happier life than I had when I used to go in the Countess of W 's carriage, with my silver-mounted harness and high feeding.
Just as you please,' said he; `but, if you don't behave reasonably, I'll sell both the children, where you shall never see them again.
Oh, well, it was reasonably plain, now, why these donkeys didn't prospect these liars for details.
I've had the will back only three months, and am already deep in debt again, and moving heaven and earth to save myself from exposure and destruction, with a reasonably fair show of getting the thing covered up if I'm let alone, and now this fiend has gone and found me out somehow or other.
Breaking into the principal" was, in the minds of most thrifty New England women, a sin only second to arson, theft, or murder; and, though the rule was occasionally carried too far for common sense,--as in this case, where two elderly women of sixty might reasonably have drawn something from their little hoard in time of special need,--it doubtless wrought more of good than evil in the community.
She saw that Enscombe could not satisfy, and that Highbury, taken at its best, might reasonably please a young man who had more retirement at home than he liked.
Dashwood's disappointment was, at first, severe; but his temper was cheerful and sanguine; and he might reasonably hope to live many years, and by living economically, lay by a considerable sum from the produce of an estate already large, and capable of almost immediate improvement.
But it is a misfortune to be reasonably lamented that no other uncles or aunts survive.
I could pass a reasonably good examination already, as a pilot in these waters, I think.