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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rea·son v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reasoned p. pr. & vb. n. Reasoning.]
 1. To exercise the rational faculty; to deduce inferences from premises; to perform the process of deduction or of induction; to ratiocinate; to reach conclusions by a systematic comparison of facts.
 2. Hence: To carry on a process of deduction or of induction, in order to convince or to confute; to formulate and set forth propositions and the inferences from them; to argue.
    Stand still, that I may reason with you, before the Lord, of all the righteous acts of the Lord.   --1 Sam. xii. 7.
 3. To converse; to compare opinions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: reflects weight of sound argument or evidence; "a sound
             argument" [syn: sound, well-grounded]
      2: resulting from careful thought; "the paper was well thought
         out" [syn: considered, well thought out(p)]