English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'reasonable'

(adjective) 
Definition
logical
He's a reasonable sort of chap.
Synonyms
sensible
She was a sensible girl and did not panic.
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reasoned
a reasoned approach
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sound
They are trained nutritionists who can give sound advice on diets.
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practical
She is always so practical and full of common sense.
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wise
She had made a very wise decision.
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intelligent
Rita is a highly intelligent woman.
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rational
a rational decision
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logical
a logical argument
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sober
We are now far more sober and realistic.
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credible
This claim seems perfectly credible to me.
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plausible
That explanation seems entirely plausible to me.
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sane
a sane and safe energy policy
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judicious
The President authorizes the judicious use of military force.
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grounded
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
not making unfair demands
a perfectly reasonable decision
Synonyms
fair
I wanted them to get a fair deal.
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just
She fought honestly for a just cause and for freedom.
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right
It's not right, leaving her like this.
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acceptable
There was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
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equitable
the equitable distribution of social wealth
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justifiable
the strong and justifiable desire for independence
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well-advised
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well-thought-out
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tenable
This argument is simply not tenable.
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
sensible
It seems reasonable to expect rapid urban growth.
Synonyms
within reason
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fitting
The President's address was a fitting end to the campaign.
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fit
You're not fit to be a mother!
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appropriate
It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
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proper
In those days it was not thought proper for a woman to be on the stage.
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
moderate in price
His fees were quite reasonable.
Synonyms
low
The low prices and friendly service made for a pleasant evening out.
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cheap
Smoke detectors are cheap and easy to put up.
People want good service at a cheap price.
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modest
the modest home of a family who lived off the land
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inexpensive
a huge variety of good inexpensive restaurants
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within your means
(adjective) 
Definition
average
The boy answered him in reasonable French.
Synonyms
average
I was only average academically.
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fair
He had a fair command of English.
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moderate
A moderate amount of stress can be beneficial.
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modest
You don't get rich, but you can earn a modest living from it.
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tolerable (informal)
Is there anywhere tolerable to eat in town?
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O.K. or okay (informal)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of acceptable
Definition
good enough
There was one restaurant that looked acceptable.
Synonyms
good enough,
so-so (informal),
up to scratch (informal),
in the sense of appropriate
Definition
right or suitable
It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
Synonyms
fit,
suited,
in keeping,
apt,
well-suited,
opportune (formal),
to the purpose,
appurtenant,
meet (archaic)
in the sense of cheap
Definition
costing relatively little
Smoke detectors are cheap and easy to put up.People want good service at a cheap price.
Synonyms
reduced,
low-priced,
low-cost,
cheapo (informal)

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