Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Russian translation of “rationalize”

See all translations

rationalize

verb ( also UK -ise)
 
 
/ˈræʃənəlaɪz/
FIND REASONS [I, T] to try to find reasons to explain your behaviour or emotions
пытаться объяснить, оправдать что-либо
I can't rationalize the way I feel towards him.Thinking and contemplatingReasons and explanations
ORGANIZE [T] mainly UK to improve the way a business is organized, usually by getting rid of people
рационализировать
Firing staff and being firedEfficient and effectiveMaking things betterBecoming better
rationalization ( also UK -isation)
 
 
/ˌræʃənəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
объяснение, оправдание, рационализация
(Definition of rationalize from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “rationalize” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More