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Synonyms for rationalise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rationalize, rationalise(verb)

    structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results

    Synonyms:
    rationalize, prune, excuse, apologise, cut, rationalise, apologize, justify

  2. apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise(verb)

    defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

    Synonyms:
    justify, condone, apologise, explain, relieve, prune, rationalize, excuse, beg off, vindicate, warrant, cut, let off, apologize, free, rationalise, exempt, absolve, pardon

  3. rationalize, rationalise(verb)

    think rationally; employ logic or reason

    Synonyms:
    rationalize, prune, excuse, apologise, cut, rationalise, apologize, justify

  4. rationalize, rationalise(verb)

    remove irrational quantities from

    Synonyms:
    rationalize, prune, excuse, apologise, cut, rationalise, apologize, justify

  5. cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise(verb)

    weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

    Synonyms:
    veer, bring down, justify, snub, turn off, edit out, cut, burn, rationalize, hack, trim down, apologize, write out, prune, thin, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, apologise, cut off, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, abridge, reduce, rationalise, contract, foreshorten, dilute, curve, excuse, switch off, sheer, make out, geld, slew, tailor, turn out, clip, crop, disregard, issue, cut back, abbreviate, trend, snip, lop, dress

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List of paraphrases:

streamline, rationalize, rationalizing

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