- The act, process, or practice of rationalizing.
- An instance of rationalizing.
(countable and uncountable, plural rationalizations)
- The process, or result of rationalizing.
- A statement of one's motives, or of the causes of some event.
- A reorganization of a company or organization in order to improve its efficiency.
- (psychiatry) The concealment of true motivation in some non-threatening way.
- (mathematics) The simplification of an expression without changing its value.