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

Definición de rational en inglés:

adjetivo

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.
Sinónimos
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.
Sinónimos
lucid, coherent, sane, in one's right mind, able to think/reason clearly, of sound mind, in possession of all one's faculties;
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.
Sinónimos
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?

Derivados

rationality

1
Pronunciación: /raʃ(ə)ˈnalɪti/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Truth, science, intellectual inquiry and rationality are inextricably bound together.
  • His threat lay in his cold rationality and his overwhelming intellectual authority.
  • Our judgements are constrained by rationality to the extent that we cannot just label any movement a cult by pure whim.

rationally

2
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • From this perspective you will be able to think much more clearly and rationally.
  • Her philosophy was that everything could be explained logically and rationally.
  • Anger clearly breeds stupidity, but let us try to think rationally this Sunday.

Origen

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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