Meaning of LOGICAL in English


lo ‧ gic ‧ al S3 AC /ˈlɒdʒək ə l, ˈlɒdʒɪk ə l $ ˈlɑː-/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ logic ; adverb : ↑ logically ≠ ↑ illogically ; adjective : ↑ logical ≠ ↑ illogical ]

1 . seeming reasonable and sensible OPP illogical :

It’s a logical site for a new supermarket, with the housing development nearby.

a logical conclusion

2 . using a thinking process in which facts and ideas are connected in a correct way:

The detective has to discover the murderer by logical deduction.

—logically /-kli/ adverb :

He tried to think logically.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.