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There are 5 meanings of the word Rationalizes.

Rationalizes - as a verb

Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

Example: "Rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"

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defend11fend forsupport11
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

Example: "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

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Structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results

Example: "We rationalized the factory's production and raised profits"

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Think rationally; employ logic or reason

Example: "When one wonders why one is doing certain things, one should rationalize"

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Remove irrational quantities from

Example: "This function can be rationalized"

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Example Sentences

"He always rationalizes his bad behavior by blaming others."
"She rationalizes spending money on designer clothes because she believes it makes her look more professional."
"He rationalizes eating junk food by saying he will exercise later."
"She rationalizes her excessive drinking by arguing that it helps her relax."
"The company rationalizes its layoffs by citing financial difficulties."
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Word Game Points

Is RATIONALIZES a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, rationalizes is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

RATIONALIZES has a SCRABBLE points total of 21.

Is RATIONALIZES a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, rationalizes is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RATIONALIZES has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 23.

Is RATIONALIZES a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, rationalizes is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
RATIONALIZES has a WORDFEUD points total of 21.

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