rational

rational
adjective
1) (able to think, reason and judge etc: Man is a rational animal.) racional
2) (sensible; reasonable; logical; not (over-) influenced by emotions etc: There must be a rational explanation for those strange noises) racional
- rationality
rational
tr['ræʃənəl]
adjective
1 racional
rational ['ræʃənəl] adj
: racional, razonable, lógico
rationally adv
rational
adj.
racional adj.
razonable adj.
n.
racional s.m.
'ræʃṇəl, 'ræʃənḷ
adjective
a) (able to reason) <being> racional
b) (sane, lucid)

to be rational — estar* en su (or mi etc) sano juicio, estar* cuerdo

c) (sensible) <argument/suggestion> razonable, lógico
['ræʃǝnl]
1. ADJ
1) (=logical) [argument, explanation] racional, lógico

the rational thing to do would be to ... — lo lógico or racional sería ...

2) (=reasonable) razonable

let's be rational about this — seamos razonables

3) (=sane) [person] sensato, cuerdo

he seemed quite rational — parecía estar perfectamente sensato or cuerdo

2.
CPD

rational number N — (Math) número m racional

* * *
['ræʃṇəl, 'ræʃənḷ]
adjective
a) (able to reason) <being> racional
b) (sane, lucid)

to be rational — estar* en su (or mi etc) sano juicio, estar* cuerdo

c) (sensible) <argument/suggestion> razonable, lógico

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

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  • rational — rational, aux [ rasjɔnal, o ] n. m. • racionale XIIIe; lat. rationale ♦ Didact. 1 ♦ Antiq. Pièce d étoffe ornée de pierreries que le grand prêtre des Hébreux portait sur la poitrine. ⇒ pectoral. 2 ♦ (a. fr. livre rational « livre de raison »; lat …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rational AG — Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft ISIN DE0007010803 Gründung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • raţional — RAŢIONÁL, Ă, raţionali, e, adj. 1. (Adesea adverbial) Conform cu principiile şi cerinţele raţiunii; care poate fi conceput cu ajutorul raţiunii. ♦ (În filozofia raţionalistă) Izvorât sau dedus din raţiune, considerat ca independent de experienţă… …   Dicționar Român

  • rational — rational, reasonable may be applied to men, their acts, utterances, or policies in the senses of having or manifesting the power to reason, or of being in accordance with what reason dictates as right, wise, or sensible. Rational usually implies… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Rational — may refer to: * Rationality, a concept of reason * Rational number, a number that can be expressed as a ratio of two integers * Rational function, a mathematical function which can be written as the ratio of two polynomial functions * Rational… …   Wikipedia

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  • rational — [rash′ən əl] adj. [ME racional < L rationalis < ratio: see REASON] 1. of, based on, or derived from reasoning [rational powers] 2. able to reason; reasoning; in possession of one s reason or sanity 3. showing reason; not foolish or silly;… …   English World dictionary

  • rational — ra·tio·nal / ra shə nəl/ adj 1: having reason or understanding 2: relating to, based on, or guided by reason, principle, fairness, logic, a legitimate state interest, or a consideration of fact age distinctions are not subject to strict scrutiny …   Law dictionary

  • Rational — (v. lat.), 1) vernünftig; 2) (Rationell), vernunftgemäß, auf Ergebnisse eigner Prüfung u. vernünftigen Gründen beruhend, daher theils dem positiven, theils dem blos empirischen u. praktischen entgegengesetzt, s. u. Rationalismus 1); 3) rational… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rational — Ra tion*al, n. A rational being. Young. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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