Übersetzung von “reason” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈriː·zən/ us /ˈri·zən/

A2 the facts about why something happens or why someone does something

motivo, ragione
Is there any particular reason why he doesn’t want to come? C’è qualche motivo / particolare per cui non vuole venire?
He left without giving a reason. È partito senza dare un motivo.
That was the reason for telling her. Quello era il motivo per dirglielo.

something that makes it right for you to do something

I think we have reason to be concerned. Credo che abbiamo motivo di preoccuparci.

[ no plural ] the ability to think and make good decisions

By this time he’d lost his powers of reason. Ormai a quel punto aveva perso le sue facoltà di ragionare.
verb uk /ˈriːzən/ us /ˈri.zən/

to decide that something is true after considering the facts

We reasoned that it was unlikely he would be a serious threat to the public. Abbiamo ragionato che era improbabile che lui fosse una minaccia seria per il pubblico.

(Übersetzung von “reason” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)