Logical

  • 1 Logical — Log ic*al (l[o^]j [i^]*kal), a. [Cf. F. logique, L. logicus, Gr. logiko s.] 1. Of or pertaining to logic; used in logic; as, logical subtilties. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. According to the rules of logic; as, a logical argument or inference; the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 logical — logical, analytical, subtle are comparable when they are applied to persons, their minds, their mental habits, or products of their reasoning and mean having or showing skill in thinking or reasoning. They are often used interchangeably or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 logical — (ant.) adj. Lógico. * * * logical. adj. desus. Perteneciente o relativo a la lógica …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 4 -logical — [läj′i kəl] 〚< Gr logikos (< logikos: see LOGIC) + AL〛 suffix forming adjectives of or relating to the science, doctrine, or theory of: also suffix logic * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 logical — I adjective analytic, analytical, cogent, coherent, consistent, deductive, dialectic, dialectical, inductional, inductive, philosophical, ratiocinative, ratiocinatory, rational, reasonable, reasoned, sound II index apparent (presumptive), cogent …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 logical — (adj.) early 15c., based on reason, from LOGIC (Cf. logic) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Meaning pertaining to logic is c.1500. Attested from 1860 as following as a reasonable consequence. Related: Logically …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 logical — adj. 2 g. O mesmo que lógico …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 8 logical — [adj] probable, reasonable analytic, analytical, clear, cogent, coherent, commonsensical, compelling, congruent, consequent, consistent, convincing, deducible, discerning, discriminating, extensional, fair, germane, holding together, holding… …

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  • 9 logical — adj. desus. Perteneciente o relativo a la lógica …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 10 -logical — ► COMBINING FORM ▪ in adjectives corresponding chiefly to nouns ending in logy (such as pharmacological corresponding to pharmacology) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 logical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or according to the rules of logic. 2) capable of or showing rational thought. 3) expected or reasonable under the circumstances. DERIVATIVES logicality noun logically adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 -logical — [läj′i kəl] [< Gr logikos (< logikos: see LOGIC) + AL] suffix forming adjectives of or relating to the science, doctrine, or theory of: also suffix logic …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 logical — [läj′i kəl] adj. [ML logicalis] 1. of or used in the science of logic 2. according to the principles of logic, or correct reasoning 3. necessary or to be expected because of what has gone before; that follows as reasonable 4. using or accustomed… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 logical — [[t]lɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n In a logical argument or method of reasoning, each step must be true if the step before it is true. Only when each logical step has been checked by other mathematicians will the proof be accepted. Derived… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 Logical — Ein Logical (engl. „logisch“) ist eine besondere Form des Rätsels, das mittels Deduktion, einer Form des logischen Schlussfolgerns, gelöst wird. Das Rätsel besteht aus einer Beschreibung, in der Gruppen mit gleich vielen Elementen vorgegeben… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 16 logical — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, seem, sound ▪ It all sounds quite logical. ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 logical — adj. logical to + inf. (it is logical to assume that they will attend) * * * [ lɒdʒɪk(ə)l] logical to + inf. (it is logical to assume that they will attend) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 logical — log|i|cal [ ladʒıkl ] adjective ** connecting ideas or reasons in a sensible way: a logical argument a. sensible or reasonable, judging by what you already know: It seems like the most logical solution to the problem. logical… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 logical */*/ — UK [ˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l] adjective a) connecting ideas or reasons in a sensible way a logical argument b) sensible or reasonable, judging by what you already know It seems like the most logical solution to the problem. logical… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 logical — /ˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (say lojikuhl) adjective 1. according to the principles of logic: a logical inference. 2. reasoning in accordance with the principles of logic, as a person, the mind, etc. 3. reasonable; reasonably to be expected: war was the logical… …

    Australian English dictionary