Definition Of ratiocinate

form judgments by a process of logic; reason.

Almost definitely two, actually, since she knew there were three new arrivals, and of course, she had already met one, she ratiocinated .

Example Of ratiocinate

  • a tendency to ratiocinate in isolation

  • Almost definitely two, actually, since she knew there were three new arrivals, and of course, she had already met one, she ratiocinated .

  • But Woolrich pretty much dispensed altogether with the ratiocination of traditional crime fiction.

  • His father, Alan Fry, was written up as the villain in these early times; an inventor whose ‘infuriatingly, cold, precise ratiocinating engine of a brain fuelled by a wholly egocentric passion.’

  • I don't think it's circular, really, to rely on showing rather than on ratiocination as a bedrock for philosophy.


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