Meaning of LOGICAL in English


/ ˈlɒdʒɪkl; NAmE ˈlɑːdʒ-/ adjective


( of an action, event, etc. ) seeming natural, reasonable or sensible :

a logical thing to do in the circumstances

It was a logical conclusion from the child's point of view.


following or able to follow the rules of logic in which ideas or facts are based on other true ideas or facts :

a logical argument

Computer programming needs someone with a logical mind.

OPP illogical

►  logic·al·ly / -kli; NAmE / adverb :

to argue logically



late Middle English : from medieval Latin logicalis from late Latin logica , from Greek logikē (tekhnē) (art) of reason, from logos word, reason.

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