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reason

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

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Rational faculty: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ; use mind. Cause: P. and V. αἰτία, ἡ, Ar. and P. αἴτιον, τό. Plea: P. and V. λόγος, ὁ, πρόφασις, ἡ, σκῆψις, ἡ. In reason: see reasonably. Anything in reason: P. ὁτιοῦν τῶν δυνατῶν. It stands to reason: P. and V. εἰκός (ἐστι), εὔλογόν (ἐστι). By reason of: P. and V. διά (acc.), ἕνεκα (gen.), χάριν (gen.) (Plat.), V. εἵνεκα (gen.), Ar. and V. ἕκατι (gen.), οὕνεκα (gen.), sometimes in P. παρά (acc.) (Dem. 545). For what reason? P. and V. διὰ τί; τοῦ χάριν; V. ἐκ τίνος λόγου; see why. For no reason: V. ἐξ οὐδένος λόγου. For other reasons: P. and V. ἄλλως. For many reasons we may expect victory: P. κατὰ πολλὰ εἰκὸς ἐπικρατῆσαι (Thuc.). v. intrans. P. and V. λογίζεσθαι, P. συλλογίζεσθαι. Reason rightly: P. and V. ὀρθῶς γιγνώσκειν.