Definition of Logical

1. Adjective. Capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning. "A logical mind"

2. Adjective. Based on known statements or events or conditions. "Rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year"
Exact synonyms: Legitimate
Similar to: Valid
Derivative terms: Logicality, Logicalness

3. Adjective. Marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts. "A coherent argument"
Exact synonyms: Coherent, Consistent, Ordered
Similar to: Seamless
Also: Rational
Derivative terms: Cohere, Cohere, Coherence, Coherency, Consistence
Antonyms: Incoherent

4. Adjective. Capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner. "She was more coherent than she had been just after the accident"
Exact synonyms: Coherent, Lucid
Similar to: Rational
Derivative terms: Coherency, Logicalness

Definition of Logical

1. a. Of or pertaining to logic; used in logic; as, logical subtilties.

Definition of Logical

1. Adjective. (context: not comparable) In agreement with the principles of logic. ¹

2. Adjective. Reasonable. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: not comparable) Of or pertaining to logic. ¹

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Definition of Logical

1. pertaining to logic [adj] - See also: logic

Lexicographical Neighbors of Logical

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Literary usage of Logical

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. How We Think by John Dewey (1910)
"Special topic of tola chapter Three senses of term logical The practical is the important meaning of logical CHAPTER FIVE THE MEANS AND END OF MENTAL ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"All the reagents find aesthetic elements, in so far as the natural and ugly may be considered aesthetic, and logical elements present in the pictures; ..."

3. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"The logical and the Psychological. — By science is meant, ... Science, in short, signifies a realization of the logical implications of any knowledge. ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"His summary, paragraph 2, is a logical sequence to this definition of "standard." "If tests are grouped together in age groups such, for example, ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1910)
"to our prior article in The Monist for January, 1910, on "The Nature of logical and Mathematical Thought," especially the part written in reply to Prof. ..."

6. The Work of the Teacher by Sheldon Emmor Davis (1918)
"(1) logical and psychological order. Proper organization of subject matter is a prime requisite of effective teaching. In this connection so much has been ..."

7. Systematic Study in the Elementary Schools by Lida Belle Earhart (1908)
"CHAPTER I THE NATURE OF logical STUDY One important phase of a teacher's work. ... The necessity of knotting the logical and psychological basis of the ..."

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