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  • verb archaic Third-person singular simple present indicative form of reason.

Etymologies

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reason +‎ -eth

Examples

  • WHEN man reasoneth, he does nothing else but conceive a sum total, from addition of parcels; or conceive a remainder, from subtraction of one sum from another: which, if it be done by words, is conceiving of the consequence of the names of all the parts, to the name of the whole; or from the names of the whole and one part, to the name of the other part.

    Leviathan

  • Nor are we therefore to give that name to any false conclusions; for he that reasoneth aright in words he understandeth can never conclude an error:

    Leviathan

  • When she is on the pinnacle, shee talketh and reasoneth with the people, recommending vnto them her children and kindred.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • King Cræsus of Lydia reasoneth with the wyseman Solon, of the happie life of man.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • _King Cræsus of Lydia reasoneth with the wyseman Solon, of the happie life of man.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • For surely thou dost not seek it in a plant or in an animal that reasoneth not.

    The Golden Sayings of Epictetus

  • WHEN a man ‘reasoneth’ he does nothing else but conceive a sum total, from ‘addition’ of parcels, or conceive a remainder, from ‘subtraction’ of one sum from another; which, if it be done by words, is conceiving of the consequence of the names of all the parts, to the name of the whole; or from the names of the whole and one part, to the name of the other part.

    Chapter V. Of Reason and Science

  • For surely thou dost not seek it in a plant or in an animal that reasoneth not.

    LIX

  • But if a man say, I cannot even be content with a wife only, he deceiveth himself and reasoneth falsely; and they condemn him who without a wife lives in chastity.

    NPNF1-12. Saint Chrysostom: Homilies on the Epistles of Paul to the Corinthians

  • The same author further reasoneth, that the policie or regiment of the

    The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

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