logical

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adjective log·i·cal \ˈlä-ji-kəl\

Definition of logical

  1. 1 a (1) :  of, relating to, involving, or being in accordance with logic (2) :  skilled in logic b :  formally true or valid :  analytic, deductive

  2. 2 :  capable of reasoning or of using reason in an orderly cogent fashion <a logical thinker>

logicality

play \ˌlä-jə-ˈka-lə-tē\ noun

logically

play \ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

logicalness

play \-kəl-nəs\ noun

Examples of logical in a sentence

  1. Since she helped us before, it's logical to assume that she'll help us again.

  2. He seems to be a logical choice for the job.

  3. She wasn't able to give me a logical explanation for her behavior.

15th Century

First Known Use of logical

15th century


LOGICAL Defined for English Language Learners

logical

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adjective log·i·cal \ˈlä-ji-kəl\

Definition of logical for English Language Learners

  • : agreeing with the rules of logic : sensible or reasonable

  • : of or relating to the formal processes used in thinking and reasoning


LOGICAL Defined for Kids

logical

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adjective log·i·cal \ˈlä-ji-kəl\

Definition of logical for Students

  1. 1 :  according to a proper or reasonable way of thinking <a logical argument>

  2. 2 :  according to what is reasonably expected <the logical result>

logically

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