Definitions of reasoning

  1. The act or process of adducing a reason or reasons; manner of presenting one's reasons.
  2. That which is offered in argument; proofs or reasons when arranged and developed; course of argument.
  3. Act of reasoning: that which is offered in argument: course of argument.
  4. Argument; use of reason.
  5. The act of giving reasons; reasons given.
  6. Exercise of the faculty of reason; argumentation; the arguments adduced.
  7. The act or process of exercising the faculty of reason; arguments employed.