Synonyms of 'reasonable'
logicalHe's a reasonable sort of chap.
She was a sensible girl and did not panic.
a reasoned approach
They are trained nutritionists who can give sound advice on diets.
She is always so practical and full of common sense.
She had made a very wise decision.
Rita is a highly intelligent woman.
a rational decision
a logical argument
We are now far more sober and realistic.
This claim seems perfectly credible to me.
That explanation seems entirely plausible to me.
a sane and safe energy policy
The President authorizes the judicious use of military force.
not making unfair demandsa perfectly reasonable decision
I wanted them to get a fair deal.
She fought honestly for a just cause and for freedom.
It's not right, leaving her like this.
acceptable, , ,
There was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
the equitable distribution of social wealth
justifiable, , ,
the strong and justifiable desire for independence
This argument is simply not tenable.
sensibleIt seems reasonable to expect rapid urban growth.
The President's address was a fitting end to the campaign.
You're not fit to be a mother!
It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
In those days it was not thought proper for a woman to be on the stage.
moderate in priceHis fees were quite reasonable.
The low prices and friendly service made for a pleasant evening out.
cheap, , ,
Smoke detectors are cheap and easy to put up.
People want good service at a cheap price.
the modest home of a family who lived off the land
a huge variety of good inexpensive restaurants
within your means
averageThe boy answered him in reasonable French.
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in the sense of acceptable
good enoughThere was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
in the sense of appropriate
right or suitableIt is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
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