Meaning of LOGICAL in English


— logicality /loj'i kal"i tee/ , logicalness , n. — logically , adv.

/loj"i keuhl/ , adj.

1. according to or agreeing with the principles of logic: a logical inference.

2. reasoning in accordance with the principles of logic, as a person or the mind: logical thinking.

3. reasonable; to be expected: War was the logical consequence of such threats.

4. of or pertaining to logic.

[ 1490-1500; logicalis. See LOGIC, -AL 1 ]

Syn. 1, 3. valid.

Ant. 1-3. unreasonable.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .