Reasoning

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Reasoning->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ 1
=>{ant,477,}
reasoning ratiocination rationalism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dialectics
dialectics
induction
generalization
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ discussion
discussion
comment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ ventilation
ventilation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ inquiry
inquiry
&c. 461
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ argumentation
argumentation
controversy
debate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ polemics
polemics
wrangling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ contention
contention
&c. 720
logomachy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ disputation
disputation
disceptation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ paper war
paper war
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ art of reasoning
art of reasoning
logic
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ process of reasoning
process of reasoning
train of reasoning
chain of reasoning
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ deduction
deduction
induction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ synthesis
synthesis
analysis
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ argument
argument
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ case
case
plaidoyer
opening
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ lemma
lemma
proposition
terms
premises
postulate
data
starting point
principle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ inference
inference
&c.(judgment) 480
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ prosyllogism
prosyllogism
syllogism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ enthymeme
enthymeme
sorites
dilemma
perilepsis
a priori reasoning
reductio ad absurdum
horns of a dilemma
argumentum ad hominem
=>(Lat.)
comprehensive argument
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ empirema
empirema
epagoge
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ reasoner
reasoner
logician
dialectician
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ disputant
disputant
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ controversialist
controversialist
controvertist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ wrangler
wrangler
arguer
debater polemic
casuist
rationalist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ scientist
scientist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ eristic
eristic
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ logical sequence
logical sequence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ good case
good case
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ correct just reasoning
correct just reasoning
sound reasoning
valid reasoning
cogent reasoning
logical reasoning
forcible reasoning
persuasive reasoning
persuasory reasoning
consectary reasoning|
conclusive
&c. 478
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ subtle reasoning
subtle reasoning
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ force of argument
force of argument
strong point
strong argument
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ arguments
arguments
reasons
pros and cons
PARAG:Reasoning->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reason
reason
argue
discuss
debate
dispute
wrangle-argufy
bandy words
bandy arguments
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ chop logic
chop logic
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ hold an argument
hold an argument
carry on an argument
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ controvert
controvert
&c.(deny) 536
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ canvass
canvass
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ comment upon
comment upon
moralize upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ spiritualize
spiritualize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ consider
consider
&c.(examine) 461
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ open a discussion
open a discussion
open a case
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ try conclusions
try conclusions
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ join issue
join issue
be at issue
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ moot
moot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ come to the point
come to the point
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ stir a question
stir a question
agitate a question
ventilate a question
torture a question
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take up a side
take up a side
take up a case
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ contend
contend
take one's stand upon
insist
lay stress on
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ infer
infer
&c. 480
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ follow from
follow from
&c.(demonstration) 478
PARAG:Reasoning->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reasoning
reasoning
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rationalistic
rationalistic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ argumentative
argumentative
controversial
dialectic
polemical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discursory
discursory
discursive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ disputatious
disputatious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ Aristotelian
Aristotelian
eristic
eristical
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ debatable
debatable
controvertible
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ logical
logical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ relevant
relevant
&c. 23
PARAG:Reasoning->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ for
for
because
hence
whence
seeing that
since
sith
then thence so
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ for that reason
for that reason
for this reason
for which reason
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ for as
for as
inasmuch as
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ whereas
whereas
ex concesso
considering
in consideration of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ therefore
therefore
wherefore
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ consequently
consequently
ergo
thus
accordingly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ a fortiori
a fortiori
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ in conclusion
in conclusion
in fine
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ finally
finally
after all
au bout du compt
on the whole
taking one thing with another

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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