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[()·ゆう()]
riyuu
noun

English Meaning(s) for 理由

noun
  1. reason; pretext; motive

Definition and Synonyms for 理由

Why the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
Synonyms: 理由
Justification something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary
Synonyms: 理由
Evidence your basis for belief or disbelief
Synonyms: 信証, 原拠, 徴証, 拠り所, 明かす, 明証, 根拠, , 理由, , 裏づける, 裏付け, , 証す, 証す, 証左, 証憑, 証拠, 証明, 証跡
Reason a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion
Synonyms: 理由, , 道理
Reason an explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
Synonyms: わけ, 一理, 事由, 原由, , 成因, 所以, 所為, 根拠, 理屈, 理由, , 由来, 由縁, 筋合, , 訳合い, 訳柄, 謂れ, 道理
Reason a rational motive for a belief or action
Synonyms: わけ, 事情, 事由, 所以, 所為, 根拠, 理屈, 理由, , 筋合, , 訳合い, 訳柄
Evidence knowledge on which to base belief
Synonyms: 信証, 原拠, 徴証, 拠り所, 明かす, 明証, 根拠, , 理由, , 裏づける, 裏付け, , 証す, 証す, 証左, 証憑, 証拠, 証明, 証跡

Meanings for each kanji in 理由

logic; arrangement; reason; justice; truth Kanji Details »
wherefore; a reason Kanji Details »

Categories 理由 is a member of

Information knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
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Fact a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
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Consideration information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
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Account a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.
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Reason a rational motive for a belief or action
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Rational Motive a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 理由

Sample Sentences for 理由

We don't know why there's more matter than antimatter.
I'll quit my job for the sake of my health.
We have no reason for staying here.
Henry was dismissed by reason of his old age.
Do you know the reason?

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