Synonyms of rationalize in English:

rationalize

verb

  • 1 he tried to rationalize his behavior
    justify, explain, explain away, account for, defend, vindicate, excuse
  • 2 an attempt to rationalize the industry
    streamline, reorganize, modernize, update; trim, hone, simplify, downsize, prune
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    Pronunciation: ˈhjuːbrɪs
    noun
    excessive pride or self-confidence