Definition of Reasonable

1. Adjective. Showing reason or sound judgment. "A sensible person"




2. Adjective. Not excessive or extreme. "Reasonable prices"
Exact synonyms: Fair, Fairish
Similar to: Moderate
Derivative terms: Fairness, Reasonableness, Reasonableness

3. Adjective. Marked by sound judgment. "Sane nuclear policy"
Exact synonyms: Sane
Similar to: Rational
Derivative terms: Reasonableness, Saneness

Definition of Reasonable

1. a. Having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; rational; as, a reasonable being.

2. adv. Reasonably; tolerably.

Definition of Reasonable

1. Adjective. Just; fair; agreeable to reason. ¹

2. Adjective. Not expensive; fairly priced. ¹

3. Adjective. Satisfactory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reasonable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reasonable

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reascension
reascensions
reascent
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reask
reasked
reasking
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reason
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reasonabilities
reasonability
reasonable
reasonable-person
reasonable care
reasonable doubt
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reasoneth
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Literary usage of Reasonable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of Law and Procedure by William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash (1903)
"What Is a Reasonable Time. The courts have not fixed upon any particular time ... 533, § 71, requiring demand notes to be presented within a reasonable time ..."

2. Engineering Valuation of Public Utilities and Factories by Horatio Alvah Foster (1912)
"Reasonable' is a relative term, and what is reasonable depends upon many varying ... But in*determining what are reasonable rates, so as to produce a ..."

3. Principles of Contract at Law and in Equity: Being a Treatise on the General by Frederick Pollock (1876)
"The contract must be rescinded within a reasonable time, Rescission that is, before the lapse of a time after the true state of things is ^"J,',, known (r), ..."

4. A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume (1874)
"The distinction, then, between ' reasonable ' and 'un- A 'reason- reasonable ' desires—and it is only desires that can be ".1'le' 'IL'~ referred to when ..."

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