see reason

see reason
to be persuaded by fair or logical argument

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  • see reason — see reason/sense/ phrase to change a decision because you realize that you are wrong Maybe now they’ll see reason and scrap the project. Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • see reason — {v. phr.} To think or act sensibly, especially after realizing what the facts are on a certain matter and accepting advice about it. * /He finally saw reason and reshaped his sales strategy by lowering the prices as his older brother had… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • see reason — {v. phr.} To think or act sensibly, especially after realizing what the facts are on a certain matter and accepting advice about it. * /He finally saw reason and reshaped his sales strategy by lowering the prices as his older brother had… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • see\ reason — v. phr. To think or act sensibly, especially after realizing what the facts are on a certain matter and accepting advice about it. He finally saw reason and reshaped his sales strategy by lowering the prices as his older brother had suggested. •• …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make someone see reason —    If you make someone see reason, you persuade them to stop acting foolishly and behave more sensibly.     He wanted to drop out of medical school in his fourth year but his uncle managed to make him see reason …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • see sense — see reason/sense/ phrase to change a decision because you realize that you are wrong Maybe now they’ll see reason and scrap the project. Thesaurus: to change your opinion, attitudes or behavioursynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reason — Rea son (r[=e] z n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Reasoned} (r[=e] z nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reasoning}.] [Cf. F. raisonner. See {Reason}, n.] 1. To exercise the rational faculty; to deduce inferences from premises; to perform the process of deduction or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reason — 1 / ri:zFn/ noun 1 CAUSE (C) the cause or explanation for something that has happened or that someone has done: The reason I bought one was that it was so cheap. | reason (that): The only reason I went was that I wanted to meet your friends. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • reason — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sanity, intellect, common sense, judgment, explanation; ground, cause. See reasoning. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The power of reasoning] Syn. understanding, intelligence, mind, sanity; see acumen ,… …   English dictionary for students

  • reason — [[t]ri͟ːz(ə)n[/t]] ♦ reasons, reasoning, reasoned 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N for n, N to inf The reason for something is a fact or situation which explains why it happens or what causes it to happen. There is a reason for every important… …   English dictionary

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