# rational meaning

EN[ˈræʃ(ə)nəl]US

WRational

- NounPLrationals
- (mathematics) A rational number: a number that can be expressed as the quotient of two integers.
- The quotient of two
**rationals**is again a**rational**.

- The quotient of two
- the breastplate worn by Israelite high priests.
- 1609, Douay-Rheims Bible, Exodus 28:15
- And thou shalt make the
**rational**of judgment with embroidered work of divers colours, according to the workmanship of the ephod, of gold, violet, and purple, and scarlet twice dyed, and fine twisted linen.

- (mathematics) A rational number: a number that can be expressed as the quotient of two integers.
- AdjectiveCOMmore rationalSUPmost rational
- Capable of reasoning.
- Man is a
**rational**creature.

- Man is a
- Logically sound; not contradictory or otherwise absurd.
- His statements were quite
**rational**.

- His statements were quite
- (of a person or personal characteristics) Healthy or balanced intellectually; exhibiting reasonableness.
**rational**conduct

- (mathematics, arithmetic, number theory, not comparable) Of a number, capable of being expressed as the ratio of two integers.
- ¾ is a
**rational**number, but √2 is an irrational number.

- ¾ is a
- (mathematics, arithmetic, not comparable) Of an algebraic expression, capable of being expressed as the ratio of two polynomials.
- (chemistry) Expressing the type, structure, relations, and reactions of a compound; graphic; said of formulae.

- Capable of reasoning.
- More Examples
- Used in the Middle of Sentence
- But tho’t it
**more rational**to ſuſpend my Judgment till I had Opportunity of ſeeing for my ſelf. - The vectors in are the single-variable polynomials with
**rational**coefficients: one is .

- But tho’t it

- Used in the Middle of Sentence

## Definition of __rational__ in English Dictionary

- Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
- Adjectives
- Nouns
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- Countable nouns

- Adjectives

- en rationally
- en rationale
- en rationalize
- fr rationalize
- en rationalizing

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