One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a reasonable man’
sensible, rational, open to reason, full of common sense, logical, fair, fair-minded, just, equitable, decent
intelligent, wise, level-headed, practical, realistic
based on good sense, sound, judicious, well thought out, well grounded, reasoned, well reasoned, valid, commonsensical, advisable, well advised
tenable, plausible, feasible, credible, acceptable, admissible, believable, viable
2‘you must take all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of your property’
within reason, practicable, sensible
appropriate, suitable, fitting, proper
3‘most hire cars are in reasonable condition’
fairly good, acceptable, satisfactory, average, adequate, respectable, fair, decent, all right, not bad, tolerable, passable
informal OK, fair-to-middling
4‘good hot food at reasonable prices’
inexpensive, moderate, low, low-cost, low-priced, modest, within one's means, economical, cheap, budget, bargain
British informal bargainous
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