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Meaning of RATIOCINATION

Pronunciation:  `rashee`âsu'neyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  logical and methodical reasoning
  2. [n]  the proposition arrived at by logical reasoning (such as the proposition that must follow from the major and minor premises of a syllogism)
 

RATIOCINATION is a 13 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: conclusion
 
 See Also: abstract thought, logical thinking, major term, minor term, proposition, reasoning, syllogism

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ra`ti*oc"i*na"tion\, n. [L. ratiocinatio: cf. F.
ratiocination.]
The process of reasoning, or deducing conclusions from
premises; deductive reasoning.

 

 

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