Reverse Dictionary: RE – REA


REACH, REACHING – ADJECTIVES
– REACHY that has a long reach …1720 rare

REACH etc. – NOUNS
– RAUGHT the act of reaching …B1900 Sc. obs.
– RAX a stretch; a reach; the act of stretching or reaching …1814 Sc.

REACH etc. – VERBS
– ABAYLE to reach, to get to …1430 obs. rare
– ACOME to come to, to attain, to reach …a1000 obs.
– FANG to reach; to fetch …c1730 Eng. dial. obs.
– HALE to project, to extend, to reach …a1300 obs.
– LATCH to reach, to get to land or a destination …c1330 obs.
– MAKE A LONG ARM to reach out the arm a long way after something …1884 colloq.
– MAKE A LONG NECK to stretch the neck or head in order to reach or see anything …1883 Eng. dial.
– MANAGE to succeed in reaching …1882 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– OFREACH to reach, to get at …a1225 obs.
– RACK to reach, to extend …1888 Sc.
– RAME to reach, or stretch after …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RATCH to reach, to get hold of …1530 obs. rare
– RAUM to reach awkwardly, to strain …Bk1896 Eng. dial.
– RAX to reach; to reach down; to reach out for; to hand over …1836 Sc. & N. Ireland
– RENK to reach …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– TILL to hand over; to reach; to give …1777 Eng. dial.

REACT, REACTION – PHRASES
– HAVE THEM BLEEDING IN THE AISLES a wildly enthusiastic reaction on the part of an audience, esp. uncontrollable laughter …1927 colloq.
– HAVE THEM ROLLING IN THE AISLES a wildly enthusiastic reaction on the part of an audience, esp. uncontrollable laughter …1922 colloq.

REACT, REACTION – VERBS
– BLOW A HYPE to overreact; to spaz out …Bk2006 US sl.
– RUN SOMETHING UP THE FLAGPOLE to pursue a tentative course of action in order to gauge the reaction it receives

READ, READER, READING – ADJECTIVES
– OMNILEGENT reading everything; acquainted with all or a very great amount of literature; addicted to much reading …1828

READ etc. – NOUNS
– BIBLIOTHERAPY the use of reading matter for therapeutic purposes …E20
– GABBERMENT rapid or inarticulate speech or reading …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– LECTION the act of reading …1669 obs. rare
– LECTORY a reading-place …1387 obs.
– LECTURE the act of reading; perusal; also, that which is read or perused …1398 obs.
– LECTURE the act of reading aloud; also, that which is read, a lection or lesson …1526 arch.
– LEGIBLES matter for reading …1864 rare
– LESSON the act of reading …1382 obs.
– RABBLE a long string or series of words, etc., having little meaning or value; confused, careless speech; rapid and incoherent reading or talking; gabble …c1388 obs.
– READER any form of reading matter, books, magazines, comics, etc. …1940s prison sl.

READ etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ANALPHABET one who is totally illiterate or unable to read …1881
– BIBLIOPHAGIST a devourer of books, an ardent reader …1881
– HAMPER one who cannot read fluently …Bk1905 Sc.
– LEAF-TURNER a reader of a book …1672 jocular usage, rare
– LECTRICE a woman engaged as an attendant or companion to read aloud …1889
– LEGISTER in a nunnery: a woman charged with the duty of reading aloud …a1400 obs.
– MOB-READER a reader belonging to the mob; an unlearned or ignorant reader …1697 nonce word obs.
– PAPER-MOTH one who is constantly occupied with paper, one devoted to reading …1698 obs.
– PAPER-WORM one devoted to reading, a bookworm …1691 obs.
– RABBLER one who reads or talks hastily and indistinctly …1880 Sc.
– RAKE a desultory reader …1920 Sc.
– REEBLER one who reads or speaks in a careless manner …Bk1904 Sc.
– WORM a bookworm, an ardent student or reader …M20 sl.

READ etc. – VERBS
– BOMBELL to read in a low, indistinct voice …Bk1911 Sc.
– CALL OVER to read aloud …Bk1999 
– GABBLE to talk volubly, inarticulately, and incoherently; to chatter, to prattle; also, to read so fast as to be unintelligible …1577
– GALLOP OVER to hurry over in reading or reciting; to read cursorily …1782
– GALLOP THROUGH to hurry over in reading or reciting; to read cursorily …1826
– GARGLE to read a book superficially, without digesting its contents …1658 obs.
– GLIFF to slip, to glance aside; fig. to make a slip in reading …a1225 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– HABBERGAW to stumble or hesitate in reading; to make objections …1900 Sc.
– HAMP to stammer, to speak or read hesitatingly …1796 Sc.
– LAUNCH to ‘skip’ in reading …1570 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– LERE vb. to learn, to acquire knowledge; to study or read a book; to learn to do something …c1220 obs.
– MISCALL to mispronounce in reading; to read imperfectly …1853 Sc.  
– MUG to read or study in a concentrated manner …1848 sl.
– MUGUP to read or study in a concentrated manner …1860 sl.
– PERLEGATE to read through …1597 obs. rare
– RABBLE to talk or read quickly or indistinctly …Bk19C Eng. dial.
– READ AROUND to read something aloud by turns …1944 Amer. dial.
– REEBLE to read or recite quickly; to gabble …1872 Sc.
– RIBBLE to read or recite quickly; to gabble …1872 Sc.
– SCREED to talk, read, or recite rapidly and fluently; to reel off; to repeat a lying fabrication …1843 Sc.
– SCREEVE to talk, read, or write fast and continuously; to reel off a story …1874 Sc.
– SCRIEVE to talk, read, or write fast and continuously; to reel off a story …1874 Sc.
– SKETCH OVER to skim a piece of reading matter …1893 Amer. dial.
– SPORT to read an author for amusement (rather than instruction) …L17 sl.

READILY – ADVERBS
– BAIN readily, willingly …c1325 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BAINLY readily, willingly; at once …c1400 obs.
– EATH easily, readily, without difficulty …a1000 obs. exc. Sc.
– EATHLINS easily, readily …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– EATHLY easily, readily, without difficulty …c1000 obs. exc. Sc.
– FAST readily, with alacrity …c1420 obs.
– FASTLY readily …c1205 rare
– GAINLY handily, readily, dexterously, cleverly, successfully; easily …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– HANDSOMELY conveniently, handily, readily …1547-64 obs.
– HANDY easily, readily …1931-33 Amer. dial.
– HEART AND HAND with will and execution; readily, willingly …a1547
– IN A MINUTE readily, willingly, without a moment’s hesitation …Bk1903 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– RAD quickly, readily, soon …c1250 obs.
– RANNILY fluently, readily, without hesitation …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– REDLINS readily …Bk1904 Sc.
– RID readily, fluently …1790 Sc.
– SKEET readily, easily …c1200 obs. rare
– TITTER more readily, more willingly, sooner, rather …a1300 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– WITH A WET FINGER readily, without hesitation, promptly …1583 obs.
– YAPLY actively, nimbly, readily, eagerly …a1400 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– YAPPELY actively, nimbly, readily, eagerly ..c1440 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.

READINESS, READY – ADJECTIVES
– ABLE AND CABLE ready and willing …1950s African-American sl.
– ACCINCT girded, prepared, ready …1731 obs.
– ACTION ON A SOLID HALF TRACTION ready for anything …1940s African-American sl.
– ADDRESSED made ready, prepared, ‘dressed’ as food …1387 obs.
– ALL ABOARD ready to take action …1868 Amer. sl.
– ALL SET ready, prepared …M19 sl.
– AMPED very excited, anxious or active; frenetically active; ready for anything; psyched up …1972 Amer. sl.
– AMPED OUT very excited, anxious or active; frenetically active; ready for anything; psyched up …1972 Amer. sl.
– AMPED UP very excited, anxious or active; frenetically active; ready for anything; psyched up …1972 Amer. sl.
– AREADY ready …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– ARPIT quick, ready, precocious …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAIN ready, willing, inclined …c1325 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– BEANE ready, willing …a1400 obs.
– BEFOREHAND ready, prepared …a1704 obs. rare
– BOOTED AND SPURRED ready …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– BOUN ready, prepared …Bk1708
– BOUND of persons and things: ready, prepared. of persons: dressed, attired …c1175 obs.
– BULLET IN MOUTH ready for action …Bk1903 sl.
– COCKED AND LOCKED ready for action …1983 US military sl.
– ready …1990s African-American sl.
– EASY not unwilling, ready …1653 obs.
– FAIN very willing, ready, fully disposed …1868 Eng. dial.
– GAINSOME ready, prompt …1626 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– GAIR ready; sharp, keen …1513 obs.
– GAR ready. eager …1737 Sc.  
– GARE ready; sharp, keen …1513 obs.
– HABILE having general readiness; handy, ready; skilful, deft, adroit, dexterous …1485
– HANDSOME handy, ready at hand, convenient, suitable …1530 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– IMPIGROUS diligent, quick, ready, not slow …1656 obs. rare
– NAP ready, eager, desirous …Bk1905 Sc.
– NELSON ready …1930s UK rhyming sl. (Nelson Eddy)
– NELSON EDDY ready …1930s rhyming sl.
– OILED adj. ready; well-prepared …1999 UK sl.
– OLITE eager, ready, willing, cheerful, sprightly …1825 Sc. obs.
– ON ready or eager; willing to take part …1880 sl.
– ON POINT alert, ready for anything …2001 UK sl.
– ORDERED made ready, prepared …1579 obs.
– PAT fit, proper, appropriate; ready, fluent, perfect, accurate …1703 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PAT-OFF fit, proper, appropriate; ready, fluent, perfect, accurate …1703 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– PREST ready, quick …c1300 obs.
– RAD quick, hasty, speedy; active, prompt, ready, dexterous; eager, elated …a700 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– REDD ready, willing, prepared …1790 Sc.
– RIFE quick; ready; inclined to …1853 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RIGHT THERE WHEN THE GONG STRIKES ready …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– RIPE ready …c1615 sl.
– SAUCERED AND BLOWED all ready to go; prepared for use in any way …1987 Can. sl.
– SPACK of a person: quick, prompt, ready …ME obs. exc. Eng. dial
– TALL quick, prompt, ready, active …1530-1600 obs. rare
– TALL OF HIS HANDS ready, active, deft, skilful with one’s hands; dexterous, handy …1530 obs.
– TIFT prepared, ready; set in order; provided, furnished …1300s Sc. obs.
– TIGHT prepared; ready for action …1824 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– UP of a person: ready, prepared …1950s African-American sl.
– YAP quick, apt, eager or ready, esp. to do something, keen; desirous …c1450 obs. exc. Sc. & Eng. dial.
– YAPE eager, keen, ready, active …1739 Sc.
– YARE ready, prepared; desirous, eager …c888 arch. & Eng. dial.
– YARRY;  YARY ready; smart, quick; sharp, cunning; wary …1842 Eng. dial.
– YAUP quick, apt, eager or ready, esp. to do something, keen, desirous …c1450 obs.  exc. Sc.
– YAWP quick, apt, ready; eager, keen; desirous; forward …1685 Sc.

READINESS etc. – ADVERBS
– RADDY ready …1726 Sc.
– RARE early; ready, prepared …1790 Eng. dial.

READINESS etc. – NOUNS
– ADDRESS the act of making ready; the state of being ready, preparation …1633 obs.
– ALL SYSTEMS GO a state of readiness …1974 US sl.
– HABILITY deftness; readiness; easily familiarity …1840 rare
– ORDINANCE the act or process of making ready, preparing, or providing; preparation, provision, equipment; a preparatory step or measure; hence, the result of such …c1374 obs.
– PARATION a making ready, preparation …a1617 obs. rare

READINESS etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– NEVER-READY one who is never ready …1862

READINESS etc. – PHRASES
– ACTION ON A SOLID HALF TRACTION ready for anything …1940s African-American sl.
– ACTION ON THE SOLID HALF TRACTION ready for anything …1940s African-American sl.
– NOOSE IS HANGING, THE everything is ready; everyone is waiting, eager, and expectant …c1955 Amer. sl.

READINESS etc. – VERBS
– ADDRESS to order or arrange for any purpose; to prepare, to make ready; to prepare oneself …1485 obs.
– BAKE to prepare, to make ready …1460 obs.
– BEFORE-GRAITHE† to prepare, to make ready beforehand …1382
– BOUN to prepare, to make ready …c1390 obs.
– BOWN to make ready …Bk1911 Sc.
– CUT to make ready, to prepare, to plan …1645 obs.
– DITE to prepare, get ready …a1300 rare
– ETTLE to prepare, to make ready; to rake together into a heap …1874 Eng. dial.
– FEUTER to make ready …Bk1832
– HACKLE to equip, get ready, put in order …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HAVE ONE’S MEGS SET TO GO to be ready or prepared to go …1944 Amer. dial.
– JACK to take charge of, to get ready …1980s NZ sl.
– LICK INTO FASHION to prepare, to get ready, esp. if the person or object is far from ready when one starts the ‘licking’ …19C sl., orig. US
– LICK INTO SHAPE to prepare, to get ready, esp. if the person or object is far from ready when one starts the ‘licking’; to bring to completion or perfection through discipline, hard work, etc. …19C colloq., orig. US
– MAKE DOWN to prepare, to make ready …1838 Eng. dial.
– ORDAIN to put in order for a purpose; to prepare, to make ready, to equip; to furnish, to provide …1375 obs.
– ORDER to be in order or readiness; to make ready, to prepare …1526 obs.
– QUIP to equip, to make ready …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RANK OUT to get ready; to dress …1841 Sc.
– REEK to fit out, to equip; to rig out, to dress, to accoutre; to make ready …1709 Sc.
– TAIL to put into shape, to trim, to make ready …c1330 obs.
– TAPE OFF to prepare, to get ready, to put into place …1920s Aust. sl.
– TEEL to prepare; to make ready …1895 Eng. dial.
– TIFT to prepare, to make ready, to put in order; to dress …1300s obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– TIGHT to prepare, to get ready; to devise, to contrive …a1300 obs.
– TIRE to put oneself in order to do something; to get ready; also, to get ready to go somewhere; to take one’s way, to go …c1330 obs.
– YARE to make or get ready, to prepare …c888 obs.
– YARK to make ready, to prepare …c1000 obs.

REAL – ADJECTIVES
– DEEDY actual, real …1781 obs. rare
– DINKI-DI real, genuine, true, honest …1962 Aust. sl.
– DINKUM real, genuine …1905 Aust. sl.
– DINKY-DI real, genuine, true, honest …1962 Aust. sl.
– DINKY-DIE real, genuine, true, honest …1962 Aust. sl.
– FAIR DINKUM real, actual …1937 Aust. sl.
– FAIR DOWN downright, thorough, real …1845 Eng. dial.
– HARD DOWN real, true; pure, unadulterated …1938 Amer. dial.
– LEAL true, genuine, real, actual, exact, accurate …a1300 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– NATURAL genuine, real …1970 Amer. dial.
– PUKKA genuine, sound, the real thing …Brit. sl.
– REALLY real, genuine …1916 Amer. dial.
– REALLY TRULY real, genuine …1899 Amer. dial.
– REGULAR thorough, complete, real …1836 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SIMON-PURE real, genuine, authentic …1889
– SUBSTANTIVE having an actual or real existence; not imaginary or illusory; real …1830
– VERIDICAL of hallucinations, phantasms, etc.: coincident with, corresponding to, or representing real events or persons …1884
– VERISIMILAR having the appearance or semblance of truth or reality; appearing true or real; probable, likely …1681
– VERISIMILARY having the appearance or semblance of truth or reality; appearing true or real; probable, likely …1653 obs.
– VERISIMILOUS having the appearance or semblance of truth or reality; appearing true or real; probable, likely …1635 obs.
– VERITABLE genuine, real, true; not counterfeit, false, or spurious; correctly or properly so called …1483
– VIRTUAL almost but not quite real …20C students’ sl.

REAL – NOUNS
– THENATURAL the real thing or person; the life …1589 obs.
– THEREAL MACKAY the genuine article, the true original, the real home product …1870 Sc.
– THEREAL SIMON PURE the real, genuine, or authentic person or thing …a1832
– SIMON the genuine article; the real thing …E19 
– SIMON PURE the genuine article; the real thing …E19 
– THESIMON PURE the real, genuine, or authentic person or thing …1815
– VERISIMILITUDE the appearance of being true or real; likeness or resemblance to truth, reality, or fact; probability, likelihood …1603

REAL – NOUNS, PERSON
– THENATURAL the real thing or person; the life …1589 obs.
– THEREAL SIMON PURE the real, genuine, or authentic person or thing …a1832
– THESIMON PURE the real, genuine, or authentic person or thing …1815

REAL – VERBS
– IMPROVE to prove, to establish, to demonstrate, to show to be true or real …1613 obs.

REAL ESTATE – NOUNS, PERSON
– BARRACUDA a very aggressive real estate agent …Bk2006 Amer. sl. 

REALISTIC – VERBS
– COME DOWN TO HARDPAN to face up to reality; to become realistic …1861 Amer. dial.

REALITY – ADJECTIVES
– ORACULOUS agreeing with reality …1612 rare or obs.
– OUT TO LUNCH out of touch with reality …1955 sl., orig. US

REALITY – ADVERBS
– EFFECTUALLY in fact, in reality …c1600 obs.

REALITY – NOUNS
– EFFECT practical reality, fact, as opposed to name or appearance …1606 obs.
– FACK fact, truth, reality …1836 Sc.
– HARDPAN fundamental or harsh reality …1858 Amer. dial.
– REAL reality …1878 Sc.
– VERINESS actuality, reality, truth …1574 obs.
– VERITY reality, real existence, actuality …a1633

REALITY – NOUNS, PERSON
– QUEEN OF DE NILE a woman who refuses to face reality; a self-deceiver …1990s African-American sl.
– VACANT LOT a person who is not in touch with reality …1980s US students’ sl.

REALITY – VERBS
– GET DOWN TO BRASS TACKS to come to facts or realities …1903 orig. US
– GET DOWN TO HARDPAN to face up to reality; to become realistic …1883 Amer. dial.

REALIZATION, REALIZE, REALIZED – ADJECTIVES
– TANGIBLE that can be laid hold of or grasped by the mind, or dealt with as a fact; that can be realized or shown to have substance …1709

REALIZATION etc. – PHRASES
– THEPENNY DROPS used to denote sudden realization or recognition …1951 sl.

REALIZATION etc. – VERBS
– CATCH ON to understand or realize the meaning of something …1884 sl., orig. US
– CATCH ON TO to understand or realize the meaning of something …1884 sl., orig. US
– COTTON ON to understand or realize the meaning of something …1929 sl.
– COTTON ON TO to understand or realize the meaning of something …1929 sl.
– DROP TO to become aware of, recognize, realize …sl., chiefly US & Aust.
– DROP TO IT to understand or realize the meaning of something …1819 sl.
– EARWIG to understand, to realize …1992 UK rhyming sl. for ‘twig’
– LATCH ON to understand or realize the meaning of something …1962 sl.
– LATCH ON TO to understand or realize the meaning of something …1962 sl.
– MARK SOMEONE’S CARD to realize, to see and understand …1960s sl.
– SAVEE;  SAVEY,  SAVVY to understand or realize the meaning of something …1785 sl.
– SUSS to understand or realize the meaning of something …1966 Brit. sl.
– SUSS OUT to understand or realize the meaning of something …1966 Brit. sl.
– TAKE A DROP TO to realize, to understand …L19 sl.
– TAKE A JERRY TO to understand or realize the meaning of something …1919 Aust. & NZ sl.
– TAKE A TUMBLE to realize the facts of one’s situation …1877 sl., orig. US
– TAKE A TUMBLE TO ONESELF to realize the facts of one’s situation …1877 sl., orig. US
– TWIG to understand or realize the meaning of something …1815 sl.
– WISE UP (TO) to understand or realize the meaning of something …1919 sl., orig. & chiefly US

REALLY – ADVERBS
– BACK really, very much, completely …1940s African-American sl.
– DEAD-SET really; honestly …1987 Aust. sl.
– ‘DEED AND ‘DEED to be sure; really and truly; used to emphasize an assertion …1916 Amer. dial.
– ‘DEED AND DOUBLE to be sure; really and truly; used to emphasize an assertion …1895 Amer. dial.
– DINKUM really, truly, honestly …1915 Aust. sl.
– EVERMORE really, absolutely …1933 Amer. dial.
– FACK indeed, truly, really …1843 Sc.
– FAIR truly, really, actually; used as an intensifier …1870 Eng. dial.
– FAIR DINKUM honestly; really; seriously; truthfully …1894 Aust. sl.
– HARD DOWN really, truly, genuinely …1959 Amer. dial.
– INDEED AND DOUBLE to be sure; really and truly; used to emphasize an assertion …1890 Amer. dial.
– LEALLY truly, really, actually …c1350 obs.
– NATURLY really, positively, certainly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– VERAMENT really, truly …1303 obs.
– VERILIES verily, truly, really …1902 Sc.
– VERILY in truth or verity; as a matter of truth or fact; really, truly …a1300 now arch.
– VERIMENT in truth or verity; truly, really …a1300 obs.
– VERITABLY with truth or verity; truly, truthfully; genuinely, really …1481
– VERREMENT really, truly …1303 obs.
– WICKED very; extremely, really, totally …1960 Amer. dial.

REALLY – INTERJECTIONS
– FACK! indeed, really …1843 Sc.
– FAITH! a mild exclamation; indeed, truly, really …1746 Sc. & Eng. dial.

REAPER – NOUNS, PERSON
– TASKER one who threshes corn with a flail, as task-work or piece-work; a thresher, a reaper …a1400

REAR – ADVERBS
– AHIND of place: in the rear, at the back, behind …1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– LATE behind the others, in the rear …1697 obs. rare

REAR – NOUNS
– ARSE tail end, rear of any object; esp. the seat of the trousers …1556
– ASS-END the tail end, the rear …1930 Amer. sl.
– BACK O’ BEHINT a place in the rear or behind; the back of …1863 Eng. dial.
– HAYSTACK the back, the rear …1960 UK rhyming sl.
– OKOLE the buttocks or rear of anything …1930s US sl.  (Hawaiian)

REAR – PREPOSITIONS
– AHIND of a place: at the back or in the rear of …1814 Sc. & Eng. dial.

REAR, REARED, REARING (bring up) – ADJECTIVES
– REARED WITH THE PAN AND THE SPOON brought up by hand, not suckled …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– UP-BROUGHT educated, reared, brought up …1899 Eng. dial.

REAR etc. (bring up) – NOUNS
– EDUCATION the process of nourishing or rearing a child, young person, or animal …1540 obs.
– FETCHING-UP upbringing, rearing, esp. ‘proper’ upbringing …1854 Amer. dial.
– FETCH-UP upbringing, rearing, esp. ‘proper’ upbringing …1975 Amer. dial.
– TIGHT good breeding; behaviour; bringing up, rearing, training, education …c888 obs.
– UP-BRING training, education; maintenance during youth …1880 Sc.
– UP-FESS training, education; maintenance during youth …1903 Sc.
– UP-FESSING training, education; maintenance during youth …1903 Sc.

REAR etc. (bring up) – NOUNS, PERSON
– EDUCATOR one who or that which nourishes or rears physically …1566 obs.

REAR etc. (bring up) – VERBS
– BAFFLE of children or animals: to manage capriciously; to bring up badly …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– EDUCATE to rear, to bring up children or animals by supply of food and attention to physical wants …1607 obs.
– FEED to nurture, to bring up …c1320 obs.
– TIDD to bring up, to rear, to tend, to care for …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– YANK UP to bring up or educate a child roughly, without controls, manners, or discipline …1930s sl.

REASON – ADJECTIVES
– MERITORIOUS having a show of reason or excuse …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RATIOCINANT that reasons …a1693 nonce word obs.
– RATIOCINATIVE based on reason; giving a reason …c1620
– RATIOCINATORY based on reason; giving a reason …1810
– SKILFUL endowed with reason; rational; also, following reason, doing right …a1300 obs.

REASON – NOUNS
– ACHESOUN occasion, reason, purpose, motive …c1330 obs.
– KAISHIN occasion, reason, cause …1908 Sc.
– MANNER reason, cause …1390 obs.
– MISOLOGY hatred of reason or discussion; hatred of learning or knowledge …1833
– RATIO reason, rationale …1636 obs. rare
– SAKE a reason, a cause …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SKILL reason as a faculty of the mind; the power of discrimination …c1200 obs.
 SKILL cause, reason, ground …a1300 obs.
– SKILLWISENESS discretion, intelligence, reason …a1200 obs.

REASON – NOUNS, PERSON
– ILLOGICIAN an illogical reasoner …1884 nonce word
– RATIOCINATOR one who reasons …1824

REASON – VERBS
– BEAT to debate, to discuss; to reason about, to argue …1470 obs.
– EDZACT to reason out; also, to understand fully …1928 Amer. dial.
– RATIOCINATE to reason, to carry on a process of reasoning …1643
– SUBTILIZE to argue or reason in a subtle manner; to split hairs …1592

REASONABLE, REASONABLY – ADJECTIVES
– FAIR-TO-MIDDLING moderately good; reasonable, acceptable …1822
– RATIONABLE reasonable, just, right …1436 chiefly Sc. obs.
– SKILFUL reasonable, just, proper …1340 obs.

REASONABLE etc. – ADVERBS
– HALF-ASSED reasonably …1970s sl.
– RATIONABLY reasonably …1646 obs.
– SKILFULLY reasonably; with good reason …c1325 obs.
– SKILLWISELY reasonably; rationally; with understanding …a1300 obs.

REASONABLE etc. – NOUNS
– AFAIR GO a fair chance, a ‘square deal’ a fair contest; equitable or reasonable treatment …1888 colloq.
– SKILFULNESS the quality of being reasonable …c1440 obs.

REASONABLE etc. – PHRASES
– FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP request for reasonable or fair treatment …1929 colloq.

REASONABLE etc. – VERBS
– SANIFY to become sane or reasonable …1836

REASONING – NOUNS
– BRAIN-SQUIRT a childish attempt at reasoning …1654 obs.
– RATIOCINATION the process of reasoning …c1530
– RATIOCINATION an instance of reasoning …c1620
– RATION reasoning …1550 obs. rare
– SCHISM a frivolous excuse; roundabout reasoning; a nice distinction; an  unnecessary apology; a foolish fancy …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SKILLING the operation of reasoning …c1374 obs.

REASONING – PHRASES
– BY MY HEAD by simple reasoning or intuition …1969 Amer. dial.
– BY MY OWN HEAD by simple reasoning or intuition …1969 Amer. dial.
– THROUGH MY HEAD by simple reasoning or intuition …1969 Amer. dial.