Reasonable - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈriːznəbl|  American pronunciation of the word reasonable
Brit.  |ˈriːz(ə)nəb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word reasonable

adjective

- not excessive or extreme(syn: fair, fairish)

reasonable prices

- marked by sound judgment (syn: sane)

Examples

We have reasonable cause not to believe him.

She offered a reasonable compromise.

It's not reasonable to expect perfect weather.

Please be more reasonable. There is no way I'll be able to finish all this work in so little time.

A reasonable man would not expect such a thing.

Our boss has reasonable expectations of his employees.

The team has a reasonable chance of winning.

He makes a reasonable amount of money.

The store's prices are reasonable.

The hotel offers excellent accommodations at reasonable rates.

Let's be reasonable about this.

It is not reasonable to demand so much from them.

Be reasonable - you can't expect her to do all the work on her own!

I thought it was a perfectly reasonable (=completely reasonable) question.

It seems reasonable to assume they've been tested.

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