reason (v.)
argue rationally [about], debate the pros and cons [of]
Cym IV.ii.14[Innogen to all] I am not very sick, / Since I can reason of it
Ham II.ii.264[Hamlet to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern] I cannot reason
JC V.i.96[Cassius to Brutus] since the affairs of men rests still incertain, / Let's reason with the worst that may befall
KL I.ii.105[Gloucester to Edmund] the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus
KL II.iv.259[Lear to Regan] reason not the need!
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