English to Samoan Meaning :: reason

Reason :
mafuaaga
- mafuaagamanatureasonerfīnaumafuaaga
 

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Noun(1) a rational motive for a belief or action(2) an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon(3) the capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination(4) the state of having good sense and sound judgment(5) a justification for something existing or happening(6) a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
Verb(1) decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion(2) present reasons and arguments(3) think logically

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(1) Just because someone knocks on your door, phones you or stops you in the street is not good enough reason to change your mind.(2) I tried to reason with her, but without success(3) Sweetening the pot within reason to keep it out of their hands does make sense.(4) the only reason she comes here is to read the paper(5) we have reason to celebrate(6) An argument is a form of reasoning whereby one gives a reason or reasons in support of some claim.(7) Rangers supporters will now believe it is possible for them to have reason to tickle these next Sunday.(8) One reason why this event may reverberate is exactly that disconnect.(9) she is in danger of losing her reason(10) The size is pretty much irrelevant, as is the amount of water, within reason .(11) You can take advantage of this by waiting until the last minute and - within reason - naming your price.(12) The foundation also showed that liking an area was the main reason why people did not live closer to their work.(13) Men are marked off from other animals by possessing reason and the power of thought.(14) it is hard to know for the simple reason that few records survive(15) He thinks and learns systematically and is drawn to using logic and reason to prove and understand his faith.(16) they won't pay the fine, not without reason
Related Words
(1) the reason ::
le mafuaaga
Synonyms
Noun
1. cause ::
ala
2. rationality ::
rationality
3. sanity ::
sanity
4. good sense ::
lagona lelei
6. ground ::
eleʻele
8. intellect ::
atamai
Verb
9. think rationally ::
manatu mafaufauina
10. calculate ::
fuafua
11. bring around ::
aumaia ai o loo siomia
12. argue ::
fīnau
13. conclude ::
faaiu
Antonyms
1. consequence ::
taunuuga
2. corollary ::
taunuuga
3. development ::
tuputupu aʻe
4. effect ::
aafiaga
5. fate ::
iʻuga
6. fruit ::
fua
7. issue ::
mataupu
8. outcome ::
iʻuga
9. outgrowth ::
taunuuga
10. product ::
mea e gaosi
11. result ::
iʻuga
12. sequel ::
tala faasolo
13. sequence ::
gāsologa
14. upshot ::
upshot
Different Forms
reason, reasoned, reasoner, reasoners, reasoning, reasons
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

<i>lose my call for any reason,</i>

lose my call for any REASON,

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 13


that you have no reason
to applaud me.

that you have no REASON to applaud me.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 6


It\'s called nonfiction
for a reason, Leonard.

It's called nonfiction for a REASON, Leonard.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 13


No, uh, the only reason
the publisher\'s interested

No, uh, the only REASON the publisher's interested

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 18


that Howard is being mean to me
for no reason.

that Howard is being mean to me for no REASON.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 21


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