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log·i·cal

 (lŏj′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, in accordance with, or of the nature of logic: logical disputation.
2. Based on earlier or otherwise known statements, events, or conditions; reasonable: Rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year.
3. Reasoning or capable of reasoning in a clear and consistent manner: a very logical person.

log′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē), log′i·cal·ness n.
log′i·cal·ly adv.
Synonyms: logical, analytic, ratiocinative, rational
These adjectives mean capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning: a logical mind; an analytic thinker; the ratiocinative process; a rational being.
Antonym: illogical

logical

(ˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
adj
1. (Logic) relating to, used in, or characteristic of logic
2. (Logic) using, according to, or deduced from the principles of logic: a logical conclusion.
3. capable of or characterized by clear or valid reasoning
4. reasonable or necessary because of facts, events, etc: the logical candidate.
5. (Computer Science) computing of, performed by, used in, or relating to the logic circuits in a computer
ˌlogiˈcality, ˈlogicalness n
ˈlogically adv

log•i•cal

(ˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

adj.
1. according to or agreeing with the principles of logic: a logical inference.
2. reasoning in accordance with the principles of logic.
3. reasonable; to be expected: the logical consequence of such threats.
4. of or pertaining to logic.
[1490–1500; < Medieval Latin]
log`i•cal′i•ty, log′i•cal•ness, n.
log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
analytical, analytic - of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience; "`all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition"
synthetical, synthetic - of a proposition whose truth value is determined by observation or facts; "`all men are arrogant' is a synthetic proposition"
coherent, consistent, logical, ordered - marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument"
rational - consistent with or based on or using reason; "rational behavior"; "a process of rational inference"; "rational thought"
reasonable, sensible - showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
illogical, unlogical - lacking in correct logical relation
2.logical - based on known statements or events or conditions; "rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year"
valid - well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"
3.logical - marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument"
logical - capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
rational - consistent with or based on or using reason; "rational behavior"; "a process of rational inference"; "rational thought"
4.logical - capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner; "a lucid thinker"; "she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident"
rational - consistent with or based on or using reason; "rational behavior"; "a process of rational inference"; "rational thought"

logical

logical

adjective
1. Consistent with reason and intellect:
2. Able to reason validly:
Translations
مَنْطِقيمَنْطِقِيّ
logický
logisk
looginenjohdonmukainen
logičanrazuman
logikus
rökfræîi-; rökréttur
論理的な
논리적인
logický
logisk
มีเหตุผล
hợp lý

logical

[ˈlɒdʒɪkəl]
A. ADJlógico
she's the logical choice for the jobes lógico que sea ella la elegida para el puesto
to take sth to its logical conclusionllevar algo a su lógica conclusión
she has a logical mindes una persona lógica
it seemed a logical stepparecía el paso lógico
it is logical thates lógico que
he is incapable of logical thinkinges incapaz de razonar con lógica or de manera lógica
B. CPD logical positivism Npositivismo m lógico

logical

[ˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj
[step, argument] → logique
[conclusion] → logique
(= reasonable) → logique
This is the only logical thing to do → C'est la seule chose logique à faire.
it is logical to assume that ... → il est logique de supposer que ...

logical

adjlogisch; conclusion alsofolgerichtig; he has a logical minder denkt logisch; they are incapable of logical thinkingsie können nicht logisch denken; to take something to its logical conclusionetw bis zur logischen Konsequenz führen

logical

[ˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjlogico/a

logic

(ˈlodʒik) noun
(the study and art of) reasoning correctly.
ˈlogical adjective
(thinking or acting) according to the rules of logic. It is logical to assume that you will get a higher salary if you are promoted; She is always logical in her thinking.
ˈlogically adverb

logical

مَنْطِقِيّ logický logisk logisch λογικός lógico looginen logique logičan logico 論理的な 논리적인 logisch logisk logiczny lógico логический logisk มีเหตุผล mantıklı hợp lý 合理的

logic

, logical
a. lógico-a, acertado-a.
References in classic literature ?
This they did, as is testified to by a long list of books and magazine articles since turned out by the scientist, dealing strictly with archaeo- logical subjects, touching on the ancient Mayan race and its civilization, with particular reference to their system of computing time.
Alfred scolds me, every time we meet; and he has the better of me, I grant,--for he really does something; his life is a logical result of his opinions and mine is a contemptible non sequitur.
Dental surgeons suggested doctors, doctors suggested death, death suggested skeletons--and so, by a logical process the conversation melted out of one of these subjects and into the next, until the topic of skeletons raised up Nicodemus Dodge out of the deep grave in my memory where he had lain buried and forgotten for twenty-five years.
It would be difficult to say: I could not then distinctly say it to myself; yet I had a reason, and a logical, natural reason too.
Haunted day and night by the one dominant idea that now possessed her, she leaped all logical difficulties at a bound, and at once associated the suspicion of a secret proceeding on the admiral's part with the kindred suspicion which pointed to him as the depositary of the Secret Trust.
Both of which," said Joe, quite charmed with his logical arrangement, "being done, now this to you a true friend, say.
Besides, if the money was the reward of abstinence, it seemed logical to infer that he must abstain ten times as much when he bad fifty thousand a year as when he had only five thousand.
Actual life was chaos, but there was something terribly logical in the imagination.
But this kind of logical legerdemain will never counteract the plain suggestions of justice and common-sense.
Only in discerning between the Father and the Mother would the Circular infant find problems for the exercise of its understanding -- problems too often likely to be corrupted by maternal impostures with the result of shaking the child's faith in all logical conclusions.
I reasoned with myself that I had lain helpless for many hours within the cave, yet nothing had molested me, and my better judgment, when permitted the direction of clear and logical reasoning, convinced me that the noises I had heard must have resulted from purely natural and harmless causes; probably the conformation of the cave was such that a slight breeze had caused the sounds I heard.
His reply was in a way characteristic of him, for it was logical and forceful and mysterious.