in reason


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in reason

Within a logical or sensible scope of action. I plan to do everything I can to get this job—everything in reason, of course.
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in reason

Also, within reason. Inside the bounds of good sense, justification, or practicality. For example, We need to keep our prices in reason, or He promised to do what he can to help us, within reason. [Late 1500s]
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in reason

With good sense or justification; reasonably.
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