rational mind definition, rational mind meaning | English dictionary




1    using reason or logic in thinking out a problem  
2    in accordance with the principles of logic or reason; reasonable  
3    of sound mind; sane  
the patient seemed quite rational     
4    endowed with the capacity to reason; capable of logical thought  
man is a rational being     
5      (Maths)  
a    expressible as a ratio of two integers  
a rational number     
b    (of an expression, equation, etc.) containing no variable either in irreducible radical form or raised to a fractional power  
6      (Maths)   a rational number  
     (C14: from Latin rationalis, from ratio reason)  
  rationally      adv  
  rationalness      n  

rational number  
      n   any real number of the form a/b, where a and b are integers and b is not zero, as 7 or 7/3  
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expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
bien faire et laisser dire
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