English - German Dictionary

Translate Rationalize from German to English
rationalize: verb: ˈræʃnəlaɪz
German translation(s) for : rationalize
rationalize [Mat]

Few words

rationalizeweed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
rationalizeremove irrational quantities from; "This function can be rationalized"
rationalizethink rationally; employ logic or reason; "When one wonders why one is doing certain things, one should rationalize"
rationalize awaysubstitute a natural for a supernatural explanation of; "you can rationalize away all the strange noises you hear--there is no poltergeist in the house!"
rationalizedefend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; "rationalize the child''s seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success"
rationalizestructure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results; "We rationalized the factory''s production and raised profits"