To make rational; also, to convert to rationalism.
To interpret in the manner of a rationalist.
To form a rational conception of.
To render rational; to free from radical signs or quantities.
To use, and rely on, reason in forming a theory, belief, etc., especially in matters of religion: to accord with the principles of rationalism.
Mistakes are almost always of a sacred nature. Never try to correct them. On the contrary: rationalize them, understand them thoroughly. After that, it will be possible for you to sublimate them. Salvador Dali
Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a little more look, see, act. A little less rationalize, comment, talk. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Your ability to rationalize your own bad deeds makes you believe that the whole world is as amoral as you are. Doug Coupland
If we rationalize our problems when He points them out, we will spend less and less time meditating because we won't want to face God in that area of our lives. Charles Stanley
Sometimes I eavesdrop on people. I could rationalize it - oh, this is good anthropological research for characters I'm writing - but it's basically just nosiness. It also helps me gauge where I'm at: Am I normal? Mindy Kaling
rationalize in French is rationalisent, rationaliser, rationalisez
rationalize in German is rationalisieren, Rationalisiere, rationalisieren
rationalize in Italian is razionalizzare
rationalize in Spanish is racionalizar
rationalize in Swedish is rationalisera
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