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Turkish translation of “reason”

reason

noun
 
 
/ˈriːzən/
WHY [C] A2 the facts about why something happens or why someone does something
neden, sebep
Is there any particular reason why he doesn't want to come? He left without giving a reason. That was the reason for telling her.Motives and reasonsReasons and explanations
RIGHT [C, U] B2 something that makes it right for you to do something
gerekçe, neden, sebep
[+ to do sth] There is every reason to believe the project will be finished on time.Motives and reasons
ABILITY [U] the ability to think and make good decisions
sağduyu, mantık, aklıselim
By this time he'd lost his powers of reason.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysisLogic and reason
within reason If something is within reason, it is acceptable and possible.
mantık çerçevesinde, makul ölçüler içerisinde
You can have as much as you like, within reason.Possible and probable
(Definition of reason noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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