What is another word for rationalize?

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To give the reason for or cause of
“Hard to believe that these people can justify and rationalize such sickening behavior!”
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To make something rational or more rational
“The book lauds quartermaster general Alexander Lawton's efforts to rationalize the procurement process.”
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Straighten out
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To make something rational or more rational
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To state one's position, either in agreeance or opposition on a particular subject
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To move things physically towards the centre
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To dismiss as of little importance
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To reduce the amount or quantity of
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To organize something again, or in a different manner
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To show or prove to be right or reasonable
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To adapt to modern needs, taste, or usage
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To regard something as being caused by
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To use the powers of the mind logically and methodically
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To arrange into a systematic order
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Piece together
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To justify or make excuses for
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To avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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To make less complex
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To help to clarify or explain
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To believe, based on information
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Show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
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To continue to declare to be true or proper despite opposition or objections
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To ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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To try to conceal or disguise (something unfavourable) by treating it briefly or representing it misleadingly
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