1. the cognitive process of making something seem consistent with or based on reason

Definition categories: thought, explanation

2. (psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening

Definition categories: process, defence, defense

3. (mathematics) the simplification of an expression or equation by eliminating radicals without changing the value of the expression or the roots of the equation

Definition categories: act, simplification

4. the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency

Definition categories: act, organisation, organization

5. systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale

Similar word(s): systematization

Definition categories: act, organisation, organization