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Rationalize – English Flashcard for Rationalize for IELTS

Published on June 9th, 2019 | Last updated on October 16th, 2020 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Rationalize – English Flashcard for Rationalize for IELTS | 108 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Rationalize

Rationalize (verb) /ˈræʃ.ən.əl.aɪz/

to try to give reasonable explanations to justify something – vindicate – account for – make something more rational and profitable – eliminate irrational numbers from – slim down – adjust:

She rationalized her poor performance in the exam by saying that the proctor had been watching her incessantly.

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