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rational Saltos de línea: ra|tion¦al
Pronunciación: /ˈraʃ(ə)n(ə)l/

Definición de rational en inglés:


1Based on or in accordance with reason or logic: I’m sure there’s a perfectly rational explanation
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Hegel develops his rational ontology of gender within a logic of oppositions.
  • But for many people, their faith isn't based around an irrational fervour, and it isn't based around rational logic.
  • The ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity proved inadequate as bases for a fully rational society.
logical, reasoned, well reasoned, sensible, reasonable, cogent, coherent, intelligent, wise, judicious, sagacious, astute, shrewd, perceptive, enlightened, clear-eyed, clear-sighted, commonsensical, common-sense, well advised, well grounded, sound, sober, prudent, circumspect, politic;
down-to-earth, practical, pragmatic, matter-of-fact, hard-headed, with both one's feet on the ground, unidealistic
informal joined-up
1.1Able to think sensibly or logically: Ursula’s upset—she’s not being very rational
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Unlike the first two, Proviesque rarely displays a logical structure that can be followed by sensible rational people.
  • To be honest, I once thought about having another woman, but I did not do it because I was able to be rational, I did not want to take any risks.
  • I have a friend, a sensible, rational creature, not outwardly generous, but happy to share a garibaldi if pressed.
lucid, coherent, sane, in one's right mind, able to think/reason clearly, of sound mind, in possession of all one's faculties;
normal, balanced, well balanced, clear-headed;
Latin compos mentis
informal all there
1.2Endowed with the capacity to reason: man is a rational being
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Kant said that the mind is rational, it is endowed with Reason.
  • Since men are rational and egoistic, endowed with the right of property, the composition of output should be determined by consumer sovereignty.
  • There is implanted in every rational being the capacity to distinguish the true from the false, to weigh the evidence, and to confront the world without illusions.
intelligent, thinking, discriminating, reasoning;
cognitive, mental, cerebral, logical, analytical, conceptual
rare ratiocinative
2 Mathematics (Of a number, quantity, or expression) expressible, or containing quantities which are expressible, as a ratio of whole numbers.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The set of rational numbers is denumerable, that is, it has cardinal number d.
  • His idea was that every real number r divides the rational numbers into two subsets, namely those greater than r and those less than r.
  • Term formalism can perhaps be extended to the integers and rational numbers, but what are the real numbers supposed to be?


Late Middle English (in the sense 'having the ability to reason'): from Latin rationalis, from ratio(n-) 'reckoning, reason' (see ratio).

Palabras que riman con rational

irrational, national, passional
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