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There are 6 meanings of the word Rationalizing.

Rationalizing - 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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Rationalizing - as a noun

The act of one who rationalizes.

Example Sentences

"Her constant rationalizing of her behavior was starting to annoy her friends."
"The company's rationalizing of its operations resulted in significant cost savings."
"His rationalizing of his actions only made him feel more guilty."
"The government's rationalizing of the tax system has received mixed reviews."
"She spent hours rationalizing her choices, trying to come up with the best solution."
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Word Game Points

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

RATIONALIZING has a SCRABBLE points total of 23.

Is RATIONALIZING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, rationalizing is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
RATIONALIZING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 27.

Is RATIONALIZING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, rationalizing is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
RATIONALIZING has a WORDFEUD points total of 24.

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