[ UK /ɹˈæʃənə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈɹæʃənəɫ, ˈɹæʃnəɫ/ ]
  1. of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind
    the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man
    intellectual problems
  2. consistent with or based on or using reason
    rational thought
    rational behavior
    a process of rational inference
  3. capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers
    rational numbers
  4. having its source in or being guided by the intellect (as distinguished from experience or emotion)
    a rational analysis
  1. an integer or a fraction
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How To Use rational In A Sentence

  • As a book about a nonoperational aircraft, Valkyrie will probably attract only a limited audience within the Air Force community.
  • You just can't let a little thing like his being already dead get in the way of a good, irrational hatful desire to kill! Tom Cruise is a LOT OLDER than I thought
  • `Cosy streets "doesn't have the same inspirational ring, somehow. STAGE FRIGHT
  • The welfare state was not set up to support vast families or single mothers in inter-generational welfare dependency. We deserve a fair society, but it won't be created by a vendetta against the poor
  • His work underscores the aeriality embedded in the rational geometric order of the region’s settlement.
  • And the people who were subjected to hard yakka, slave labour if you want, or removal from islands because of drinking problems or fighting and they have complete hate and they've handed it down generationally.
  • No rational person would ever behave like that.
  • The criticisms of the law, and the absence of any satisfactory rationale justifies this course.
  • If we fail to develop emotional intelligence, or cannot control or restrain our emotions, we will lose our intellectual ability to think, reason and live rationally and intelligently. Dr T.P.Chia 
  • Superficially, the rationale of the style would seem to be its conjuncture of sensitivity and showmanship.
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