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Definition of rationalize:

  1. To form a rational conception of.
  2. To interpret in the manner of a rationalist.
  3. To make rational; also, to convert to rationalism.
  4. To render rational; to free from radical signs or quantities.
  5. To use, and rely on, reason in forming a theory, belief, etc., especially in matters of religion: to accord with the principles of rationalism.


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