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Rationalize   /rˈæʃənəlˌaɪz/   Listen
Rationalize

verb
1.
Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning.  Synonyms: apologise, apologize, excuse, justify, rationalise.  "He rationalized his lack of success"
2.
Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things.  Synonyms: cut, prune, rationalise.
3.
Structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results.  Synonym: rationalise.
4.
Think rationally; employ logic or reason.  Synonym: rationalise.
5.
Remove irrational quantities from.  Synonym: rationalise.



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