Definitions For Reason


  • The capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
  • A fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
  • An explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
  • A justification for something existing or happening
  • A rational motive for a belief or action
  • The state of having good sense and sound judgment
  • A statement or fact that explains why something is the way it is, why someone does, thinks, or says something, or why someone behaves a certain way
  • A fact, condition, or situation that makes it proper or appropriate to do something, feel something, etc.
  • The power of the mind to think and understand in a logical way


  • Think logically
  • Decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion
  • Present reasons and arguments
  • To think in a logical way
  • To form (a conclusion or judgment) by thinking logically

Is Reason a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Reason is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Reason in a Sentence

  • I gave a reason for my absence.
  • Is there a reason for your strange behavior?
  • There is a reason why they don't want to come.
  • He lost the ability to reason.
  • He reasoned that both statements couldn't be true.
  • She reasoned that something must be wrong.

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Antonyms for Reason

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