in reason
phrasal rightly, justifiably

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In reason — Reason Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in reason — {adv. phr.}, {formal} Following the rules of reasoning; sensibly; reasonably. * /One cannot in reason doubt that freedom is better than slavery./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in reason — {adv. phr.}, {formal} Following the rules of reasoning; sensibly; reasonably. * /One cannot in reason doubt that freedom is better than slavery./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ reason — adv. phr. formal Following the rules of reasoning; sensibly; reasonably. One cannot in reason doubt that freedom is better than slavery …   Словарь американских идиом

  • deficient in reason — index fatuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Reason (software) — Reason Reason 4 on Microsoft Windows 7 …   Wikipedia

  • Reason (Software) — Reason Basisdaten Entwickler Propellerhead Software Aktuelle Version 6.0 (30. September 2011) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • In all reason — Reason Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reason — Rea son (r[=e] z n), n. [OE. resoun, F. raison, fr. L. ratio (akin to Goth. ra[thorn]j[=o] number, account, gara[thorn]jan to count, G. rede speech, reden to speak), fr. reri, ratus, to reckon, believe, think. Cf. {Arraign}, {Rate}, {Ratio},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reason — 1. The construction after the reason is can be with that or because: • One reason was that the Kuwaitis wouldn t give anyone a visa, except female print journalists Photography, 1991 • The reason I like the Beatles is because they remind me of… …   Modern English usage

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