Definition To make sense

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Definition

(Your explanation) makes sense: (Your explanation) adds up, is logical, is reasonable, is rational
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That doesn't make sense!: That's nonsensical! That's incoherent! That is illogical! That isn't rational!
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Examples

  • "I understand that you wanted to marry a rich guy, at least that makes sense, but yet here you are back in London with nothing to show for it, not even a fancy diamond ring."
  • "With my husband working full time, I have decided that it makes sense for me to stop working at this time in order to spend more time with my kids in their formative years."
  • "And the partnerships he proposes make a lot of sense."

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