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reasoning

[ ree-zuh-ning, reez-ning ]
/ ˈri zə nɪŋ, ˈriz nɪŋ /
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noun

the act or process of a person who reasons.
the process of forming conclusions, judgments, or inferences from facts or premises.
the reasons, arguments, proofs, etc., resulting from this process.

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Origin of reasoning

First recorded in 1325–75, reasoning is from the Middle English word resoninge.See reason, -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM reasoning

rea·son·ing·ly, adverbhalf-rea·son·ing, adjectivenon·rea·son·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reasoning

reasoning
/ (ˈriːzənɪŋ) /

noun

the act or process of drawing conclusions from facts, evidence, etc
the arguments, proofs, etc, so adduced
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