Definition of "logical" []

  • Of, relating to, in accordance with, or of the nature of logic. (adjective)
  • Based on earlier or otherwise known statements, events, or conditions; reasonable: Rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year. (adjective)
  • Reasoning or capable of reasoning in a clear and consistent manner. (adjective)
  • Relating to, used in, or characteristic of logic (adjective)

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  • Using, according to, or deduced from the principles of logic (adjective)
  • Capable of or characterized by clear or valid reasoning (adjective)
  • Reasonable or necessary because of facts, events, etc (adjective)
  • Of, performed by, used in, or relating to the logic circuits in a computer (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "logical" in a sentence
  • "So I decided to study people who had very different strength and different intelligences, people like Einstein, who had what I call logical mathematical intelligence; the painter Picasso, who was spatial intelligence; Gandhi, I had an example of interpersonal intelligence, somebody who understood other people very, very well."
  • "It is assumed, I suppose, that contradictions among ideas and beliefs are of various degrees and of various modes besides that specific one which we call logical incompatibility."
  • "Classes or series of particulars, collected together on account of some property which makes it convenient to be able to speak of them as wholes, are what I call logical constructions or symbolic fictions."