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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym Topic
rationalize 3 Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning “rationalize the child’s seemingly crazy behavior”, he rationalized his lack of success Verb defend No Data
justify 2 Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning “rationalize the child’s seemingly crazy behavior”, he rationalized his lack of success Verb defend No Data
rationalize 2 Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet Verb extinguish No Data
excuse 1 Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning “rationalize the child’s seemingly crazy behavior”, he rationalized his lack of success Verb defend No Data
rationalize 0 Structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results “We rationalized the factory’s production and raised profits” Verb organize No Data
rationalise 0 Structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results “We rationalized the factory’s production and raised profits” Verb organize No Data
apologize 0 Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning “rationalize the child’s seemingly crazy behavior”, he rationalized his lack of success Verb defend No Data
apologise 0 Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning “rationalize the child’s seemingly crazy behavior”, he rationalized his lack of success Verb defend No Data
rationalise 0 Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning “rationalize the child’s seemingly crazy behavior”, he rationalized his lack of success Verb defend No Data
rationalize 0 Think rationally; employ logic or reason When one wonders why one is doing certain things, one should rationalize Verb think No Data
rationalise 0 Think rationally; employ logic or reason When one wonders why one is doing certain things, one should rationalize Verb think No Data
rationalize 0 Remove irrational quantities from This function can be rationalized Verb change mathematics
rationalise 0 Remove irrational quantities from This function can be rationalized Verb change mathematics
cut 0 Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet Verb extinguish No Data
prune 0 Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet Verb extinguish No Data
rationalise 0 Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet Verb extinguish No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Rationalise" have?

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The word "Rationalise" has 16 meanings. The most frequent meaning is rationalize.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Rationalise"?

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The word "Rationalise" has 381 hyponyms which are: apologize, stand up, uphold, cancel out, cut, cut out, decouple, drown, exclude, knock out, obliterate, snuff out, arrange, collectivize, rationalize, reorganize, territorialize, associate, brainstorm, chew over, concentrate, evaluate, give, philosophize, plan, puzzle over, reason, study, think, think about, accelerate, acerbate, acetylate, achromatize, activate, adjust, affect, age, alchemize, alcoholize, alkalinize, allegorize, alter, americanize, angulate, animize, antiquate, antique, archaize, arterialize, ash, assimilate, automatize, awaken, barb, barbarize, bestialize, better, blind, blister, blunt, blur, boil, break, break down, brighten, bring, brutalize, bubble, calcify, camp, capture, cause to sleep, centralize, change intensity, change taste, charge, chasten, check, circularize, civilize, clarify, classicize, clean, clear, clot, cloud, coarsen, cohere, color, commercialize, communize, commute, complicate, condense, confuse, constitutionalize, contaminate, conventionalize, convert, cook, cool, corrupt, counterchange, crack, cry, customize, damage, darken, de-emphasize, deaden, deaminate, decarboxylate, decelerate, decentralize, decimalize, decorate, decrease, decrepitate, deflate, deform, dehydrogenate, demagnetize, demist, democratize, demonize, demulsify, demythologize, denationalize, denaturalize, denature, deodorize, depersonalize, depolarize, desensitize, destabilize, detransitivize, devalue, develop, devilize, digitize, dinge, dirty, disable, discolor, disharmonize, disintegrate, disorder, disqualify, dissimilate, dissolve, diversify, dizzy, domesticate, dope, draw, dry, dull, dynamize, ease up, edit, embrittle, empty, emulsify, enable, end, equal, eroticize, estrange, etherealize, etiolate, europeanize, evaporate, even, excite, extend, exteriorize, fatten, feminize, fertilize, fill, fix, flatten, flocculate, freeze, frenchify, full, gelatinize, glamorize, glorify, habituate, harmonize, harshen, heat, hue, humanize, humble, hydrogenate, immaterialize, immortalize, inactivate, incandesce, increase, indispose, industrialize, inflate, inform, inseminate, insulate, intensify, internationalize, introvert, invalidate, invert, iodinate, ionate, islamize, isomerize, laicize, legitimate, lend, liberalize, lifehack, lift, liquefy, loosen, louden, lower, lubricate, magnetize, make, mark, masculinize, mechanize, militarize, mince, mix, morph, muddy, mythologize, nationalize, naturalize, nazify, neutralize, nick, normalize, obfuscate, obscure, occidentalize, officialize, opacify, opalize, opsonize, orientalize, ossify, outmode, oxidize, oxygenize, paganize, pall, parallel, patent, personalize, piggyback, plasticize, poison, polarize, politicize, port, professionalize, proof, prostrate, purify, put, radicalize, rarefy, recombine, recommend, reconstruct, refine, reflate, reform, refresh, relax, remodel, restore, revolutionize, right, ripen, romanticize, round off, rusticate, sanitize, saponify, saturate, sauce, schematize, scramble, sensitize, sentimentalize, set, sexualize, shade, shake, shallow, shape, sharpen, shift, shorten, simplify, slenderize, smut, sober, socialize, soften, solemnize, solvate, spice, spike, sputter, stabilize, stain, steepen, stiffen, still, straighten, strengthen, string, substitute, suburbanize, supercharge, supple, suspend, sweeten, switch, symmetrize, synchronize, tame, tender, tense, thicken, tighten, tone down, touch, transaminate, transfigure, transform, transitivize, translate, transmute, transpose, turn, turn back, uglify, unclutter, uniformize, unite, unsanctify, unscramble, unsex, untie, untune, urbanize, validate, variegate, vascularize, ventilate, verbify, vesiculate, visualize, vitalize, vitrify, vivify, volatilize, vulgarise, warm, weaken, weaponize, wet, widen, worsen.

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Is the word "Rationalise" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Rationalise" has a maximum frequency of 3.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Rationalise"?

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The word "Rationalise" has no synonyms.

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