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

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  • 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 Foundation — The Reason Foundation is an American nonprofit think tank founded in 1978 that also publishes Reason magazine . Based in Los Angeles, Reason is self described as nonpartisan and publishes a statement of values that can best be described as… …   Wikipedia

  • reason — reasoner, n. /ree zeuhn/, n. 1. a basis or cause, as for some belief, action, fact, event, etc.: the reason for declaring war. 2. a statement presented in justification or explanation of a belief or action. 3. the mental powers concerned with… …   Universalium

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