Definitions of rational:
- adjective: having its source in or being guided by the intellect (distinguished from experience or emotion)
Example: "A rational analysis"
- adjective: consistent with or based on or using reason
Example: "Rational behavior"
- adjective: capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers
Example: "Rational numbers"
- adjective: of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
Example: "The triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"
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