Ratiocinate



[rash-ee-os-uh-neyt, -oh-suh-, rat-ee-] /ˌræʃ iˈɒs əˌneɪt, -ˈoʊ sə-, ˌræt i-/

verb (used without object), ratiocinated, ratiocinating.
1.
to reason; carry on a process of reasoning.
/ˌrætɪˈɒsɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to think or argue logically and methodically; reason
v.

“to reason,” 1640s, from Latin ratiocinatus, past participle of ratiocinare (see ratiocination). Related: Ratiocinant.

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