Hindi translation of 'reason'
reason /ˈriːzən ˈरीज़न्/
Word forms: reasons, reasoning, reasoned
1. countable noun
The reason for something is a fact or situation which explains why it happens.
There is a reason for everything that happens.
Who would have a reason to want to kill her?
...the reason why Italian tomatoes have so much flavour.
a reason for something
for a reason
give/find/have a reason
the main/obvious/real/only reason
a major/good/wrong/simple reason
for personal/family/tax/health reasons
for safety/security reasons
SET PHRASESfor no reason (at all), for some reason, see no reason why (not)
SIMILAR WORDSgrounds, cause, excuse, motive, justification
2. uncountable noun
If you say that you have reason to believe something or to have a particular emotion, you mean that you have evidence for your belief or there is a definite cause of your feeling.
He had reason to be upset.
3. uncountable noun
The ability that people have to think and to make sensible judgments can be referred to as reason.
...a conflict between emotion and reason.
SET PHRASESthe voice of reason, listen to reason, it stands to reason
4. transitive verb
If you reason that something is true, you decide that it is true after thinking carefully about all the facts.
I reasoned that if he could do it, so could I.
'Motherhood would be a full-time job,' she reasoned.
If one thing happens by reason of another, it happens because of it.[formal]
If you try to reason with someone, you try to persuade them to do something or to accept something by using sensible arguments.
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Example Sentences Including 'reason'
The only reason Tarja would seek him out was to punish him, Mikel was certain.TREASON KEEP (2001)
The idea that anyone else from Africa Action might get to see Jarawa rather than me perturbed me for some reason.THE EXECUTION (2002)
A problem had arisen at work, an awkward matter which was the reason I'd phoned his wife yesterday.THE EXECUTION (2002)
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'reason' in Other Languages
- Arabic: سَبَب
- Brazilian Portuguese: razão
- Chinese: 理由
- Croatian: razlog
- Czech: důvod
- Danish: grund
- Dutch: reden beweeggrond
- European Spanish: razón
- Finnish: syy
- French: raison
- German: Beweggrund Beweggründe
- Greek: αιτία
- Italian: ragione
- Japanese: 理由
- Korean: 이유
- Norwegian: årsak
- Polish: powód
- Portuguese: razão
- Romanian: motiv motive
- Russian: причина
- Spanish: razón
- Swedish: orsak
- Thai: เหตุผล
- Turkish: mantık
- Ukrainian: причина
- Vietnamese: lý do
Translation of reason from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary