Translation of rational in Spanish:

rational

racional, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈræʃ(ə)n(ə)l//ˈraʃ(ə)n(ə)l/

adjective

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    • 1.1(able to reason)

      (being) racional
      • Unlike the first two, Proviesque rarely displays a logical structure that can be followed by sensible rational people.
      • How can I be so sure that he'll continue to alienate the rational and sensible voting public with his political decisions?
      • Is it only acceptable to be rational and logical?
      • Even during the day, when he felt he was able to be more rational, he did not think it unlikely that he would be shot or crucified for his crime.
      • However, he isn't entirely rational either according to our understanding of the term.
      • He wasn't supposed to be rational and logical like this!
      • David was usually a rational person; always able to maintain a sense of control.
      • And to a lot of people, I think he came across as the one who was smart and sensible and rational.
      • Do we really believe that people who are capable of such horrifically violent crimes are going to be so coolly logical and rational?
      • "She was one of my favorite teachers, and always seemed so rational.
      • If you're not being rational and logical, I just walk away.
      • This guy used to be a dyed in the wool reactionary but I've noticed that lately he's been well… pretty sensible and rational.
      • It was a sensible, reasonable, rational group.
      • Anyway, enough of the justification of why a supposedly logical and rational person such as myself could take interest in something as supposedly trivial as astrology.
      • Interestingly, even the mentally deranged humans are rational if not sensible.
      • On behalf of all dog owners and all sensible, rational people who still have common sense in this country, we say that this is bad legislation and that we are against it.
      • JACK McConnell came across last week, in the course of a lengthy interview, as rational, down-to-earth, pragmatic and fair.
      • To be honest, I once thought about having another woman, but I did not do it because I was able to be rational, I did not want to take any risks.
      • I have a friend, a sensible, rational creature, not outwardly generous, but happy to share a garibaldi if pressed.
      • Sarah had always been so sensible and rational and now she actually sounded as if she believed what she was saying.

    • 1.2(sane, lucid)

      to be rational estar en su (or mi etc.) sano juicio

    • 1.3(sensible)

      (argument/suggestion/act) razonable
      (argument/suggestion/act) lógico
      capable of rational thought capaz de razonar
      • Maybe it is simply so beyond our knowing that rational thinking breaks down.
      • Hegel develops his rational ontology of gender within a logic of oppositions.
      • Our capacity for savagery grows as rational thought is overwhelmed by fear, despair, and anger.
      • He also helped to establish the Roman Empire on a much more rational basis.
      • Breton suggested that rational thought repressed the powers of creativity and imagination and thus was a hindrance to artistic expression.
      • But it does not, by itself, make it rational to believe there is any such a connection.
      • Nor does it simply rest on the naive distinction between feeling and rational calculation.
      • Nationwide regulations would be more rational, and cost allocations more effective.
      • When persons achieve perfect rationality, they accord with the rational order of a universe ruled by divine reason.
      • Because these choices seem rational in the circumstances does not remove the fact that decisions have been made.
      • He sounded like he thought that was a complete, perfectly rational explanation.
      • It seems to me that philosophers are often criticized for always demanding rational explanations.
      • The market's savage reaction to most profit warnings is entirely rational.
      • I can get so bloody angry sometimes; it just doesn't seem rational.
      • But for many people, their faith isn't based around an irrational fervour, and it isn't based around rational logic.
      • The ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity proved inadequate as bases for a fully rational society.
      • Are you suggesting that rational arguments are not very important?
      • Purely rational arguments often fail to capture potential political audiences, so appeals to emotion are extremely useful.
      • Issues such as these are difficult to resolve on a purely rational basis.
      • If the substantive law of security could be more rational, so too could the terminology.

    • 1.4(efficient)

      racional

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    Mathematics
    racional
    • If you stop at this point, you will have a rational number that is very close to the decimal F.
    • The set of rational numbers is denumerable, that is, it has cardinal number d.
    • Boutroux's topics range from rational numbers to an analysis of the notion of a function.
    • Term formalism can perhaps be extended to the integers and rational numbers, but what are the real numbers supposed to be?
    • His idea was that every real number r divides the rational numbers into two subsets, namely those greater than r and those less than r.