reasonable
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɹiː.zən.ə.bəl/, /ˈɹiːz.nə.bəl/
Adjective

reasonable

  1. (now, rare) Having the faculty of reason; rational, reasoning.
    • 1634, William Wood, New Englands Prospect, I:
      The wiſdome and underſtanding of this Beaſt, will almoſt conclude him a reaſonable creature […].
  2. Just; fair; agreeable to reason.
  3. Not excessive or immoderate; within due limits; proper.
    a reasonable demand, amount, or price
  4. Not expensive; fairly priced.
    $20 a bottle is very reasonable for a good wine at a restaurant.
    Say, would you happen to know a good place for lunch in the downtown area? ... The Radisson ... Oh yah? ... Is it reasonable? - Marge Gunderson in Fargo (1996)
  5. Satisfactory.
    The builders did a reasonable job, given the short notice.
Synonyms
  • reasonous
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