Associations to the word «Reasonable»


REASONABLE, adjective. Having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; rational.
REASONABLE, adjective. Just; fair; agreeable to reason.
REASONABLE, adjective. Not excessive or immoderate; within due limits; proper.
REASONABLE, adjective. Not expensive; fairly priced.
REASONABLE, adjective. Satisfactory.
REASONABLE DOUBT, noun. (legal) A degree of uncertainty to which a reason can be assigned; in those jurisdictions influenced by English common law, the minimum degree of uncertainty required to acquit a defendant.
REASONABLE DOUBTS, noun. Plural of reasonable doubt
REASONABLE PERSON, noun. (legal) A fictional person used as a comparative legal standard to represent an average member of society and how he or she would behave or think, especially in determining negligence; sometimes formulated as "a person of ordinary prudence exercising due care in like circumstances."
REASONABLE PERSON, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see reasonable,‎ person.

Dictionary definition

REASONABLE, adjective. Showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person".
REASONABLE, adjective. Not excessive or extreme; "a fairish income"; "reasonable prices".
REASONABLE, adjective. Marked by sound judgment; "sane nuclear policy".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis