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reason
British English: /ˈriːz(ə)n/
American English: /ˈrizən/

Translation of reason in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (cause)
    سَبَب (plural: أَسْباب)
    داعٍ (plural: دَواعٍ)
    دافِع (plural: دَوافِعُ)
    the reason is that …

    السَبَبُ هو أنّ …
    what was his reason for resigning?

    ما السَبَبُ الّذي دَفَعَهُ للاسْتِقالةِ؟
    for no good reason, without good reason

    بِدونِ \ بِلا سَبَبٍ وَجيهٍ
    if, for any reason, you can't come

    إذا لم تَسْتَطِع الحُضورَ لِأَيِّ سَبَبٍ من الأَسْبابِ
    if he doesn't do it, I shall want to know the reason why

    إذا لم يَفْعَلْهُ، سَأَحْتاجُ إلى مَعْرِفةِ السَبَبِ
    by reason of
  • 2 uncountable/غير معدود
    (grounds)
    سَبَب (plural: أَسْباب)
    مُبَرِّر (plural: مُبَرِّرات)
    دافِع (plural: دَوافِعُ)
    they had good or every reason to be worried

    لَدَيْهِمْ كُلُّ الحَقِّ في القَلَقِ
    I have reason to believe that …

    لَدَيَّ أَسْبابي في الاعْتِقادِ بِأَنَّ …
    I had no reason to doubt him

    لم يَكُنْ لَدَيَّ سَبَبٌ للشَكِّ فيهِ
    all the more reason to insist on it

    مِمّا يَزيدُ من أَسْبابِ الإصْرارِ عَلَيْهِ
  • 3 uncountable/غير معدود
    [formal] (common sense)
    المَعْقول
    المَنْطِقيّ
    to listen to or see reason

    اسْتَمَعَ لِصَوْتِ العَقْلِ
    it stands to reason

    هو أَمْرٌ مَعْقولٌ \ مَنْطِقيٌّ
    within reason

    في حُدودِ المَعْقولِ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

[formal]

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

[formal]

also: reasoned adjective/صفة

[formal]

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