Reasonable

Definition of Reasonable

Rea´son`a`ble   Pronunciation: rē´z'n`å`b'l
a.1.Having the faculty of reason; endued with reason; rational; as, a reasonable being.
2.Governed by reason; being under the influence of reason; thinking, speaking or acting rationally, or according to the dictates of reason; agreeable to reason; just; rational; as, the measure must satisfy all reasonable men.
By indubitable certainty, I mean that which doth not admit of any reasonable cause of doubting.
- Bp. Wilkins.
Men have no right to what is not reasonable.
- Burke.
3.Not excessive or immoderate; within due limits; proper; as, a reasonable demand, amount, price.
Let . . . all things be thought upon
That may, with reasonable swiftness, add
More feathers to our wings.
- Shak.
adv.1.Reasonably; tolerably.
I have a reasonable good ear in music.
- Shak.

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