Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 02/02/19 Ratiocinate

Ratiocinate (verb)
ratiocinate [rash-ee-os-uh-neyt, -oh-suh-, rat-ee-]

verb (used without object), ra·ti·oc·i·nat·ed, ra·ti·oc·i·nat·ing.
1. to reason; carry on a process of reasoning.

Related forms
ra·ti·oc·i·na·tor , noun

Related Words for ratiocinate
consider, examine, ruminate, revolve, ponder, brood, deliberate, comprehend, cogitate, analyze, infer, cerebrate, mull, evaluate, muse, reflect, reason, meditate, stew, imagine

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Origin: 1635–45; < Latin ratiōcinātus past participle of ratiōcinārī to reckon, calculate, conclude, verbal derivative of ratiō reason

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