Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who reasons or argues, or exercises his reasoning powers; one who considers a subject argumentatively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who reasons or argues

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  • noun One who reasons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who reasons logically

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Examples

  • Each and every thought-process of the scientific reasoner is metaphysical.

    Chapter 1: My Eagle

  • On these individuals of negative reasoning capacity no argument on the basis even of the most blindingly self-evident detail can be effective, as the amount of proof required will always be beyond the point at which the non-reasoner dismisses the whole argument on the basis of length alone. posted by Hal Duncan | 12: 40 PM

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • On these individuals of negative reasoning capacity no argument on the basis even of the most blindingly self-evident detail can be effective, as the amount of proof required will always be beyond the point at which the non-reasoner dismisses the whole argument on the basis of length alone. posted by Hal Duncan | 12: 40 PM

    Arguing With Geeks 1

  • If one is not a good reasoner, then does one have good critical skills?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The William F. Buckley Clause of the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780

  • I have great hopes for her as a legal reasoner, questioner and persuader. cool rock

    CNN Poll: Majority say confirm Sotomayor to Supreme Court

  • He later described Livingston as a “wretched reasoner, very frequently.”

    Ratification

  • In the end, after spending time with Henry, Iredell concluded that he was “a much more solid character and better reasoner than I expected.”

    Ratification

  • He later described Livingston as a “wretched reasoner, very frequently.”

    Ratification

  • He later described Livingston as a “wretched reasoner, very frequently.”

    Ratification

  • In the end, after spending time with Henry, Iredell concluded that he was “a much more solid character and better reasoner than I expected.”

    Ratification

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