What does logical mean?

Definitions for logical
ˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəllog·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. logicaladjective

    capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning

    "a logical mind"

  2. legitimate, logicaladjective

    based on known statements or events or conditions

    "rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year"

  3. coherent, consistent, logical, orderedadjective

    marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts

    "a coherent argument"

  4. coherent, logical, lucidadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. logicaladjective

    In agreement with the principles of logic.

  2. logicaladjective

    Reasonable.

  3. logicaladjective

    Of or pertaining to logic.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Logicaladjective

    of or pertaining to logic; used in logic; as, logical subtilties

    Etymology: [Cf. F. logique, L. logicus, Gr. logiko`s.]

  2. Logicaladjective

    according to the rules of logic; as, a logical argument or inference; the reasoning is logical

    Etymology: [Cf. F. logique, L. logicus, Gr. logiko`s.]

  3. Logicaladjective

    skilled in logic; versed in the art of thinking and reasoning; as, he is a logical thinker

    Etymology: [Cf. F. logique, L. logicus, Gr. logiko`s.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. logical

    [from the technical term logical device, wherein a physical device is referred to by an arbitrary ‘logical’ name] Having the role of. If a person (say, Les Earnest at SAIL) who had long held a certain post left and were replaced, the replacement would for a while be known as the logical Les Earnest. (This does not imply any judgment on the replacement.) Compare virtual.At Stanford, ‘logical’ compass directions denote a coordinate system relative to El Camino Real, in which ‘logical north’ is always toward San Francisco and ‘logical south’ is always toward San Jose--in spite of the fact that El Camino Real runs physical north/south near San Francisco, physical east/west near San Jose, and along a curve everywhere in between. (The best rule of thumb here is that, by definition, El Camino Real always runs logical north-south.)In giving directions, one might say: “To get to Rincon Tarasco restaurant, get onto El Camino Bignum going logical north.” Using the word ‘logical’ helps to prevent the recipient from worrying about that the fact that the sun is setting almost directly in front of him. The concept is reinforced by North American highways which are almost, but not quite, consistently labeled with logical rather than physical directions. A similar situation exists at MIT: Route 128 (famous for the electronics industry that grew up along it) wraps roughly 3 quarters around Boston at a radius of 10 miles, terminating near the coastline at each end. It would be most precise to describe the two directions along this highway as ‘clockwise’ and ‘counterclockwise’, but the road signs all say “north” and “south”, respectively. A hacker might describe these directions as logical north and logical south, to indicate that they are conventional directions not corresponding to the usual denotation for those words.

Editors Contribution

  1. logical

    Of or relating to logic.

    They were both logical in their approach to their wedding, they wanted it easy, simple, fun, united, loving and to dance their hearts out together with those they love.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'logical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4034

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'logical' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4580

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'logical' in Adjectives Frequency: #537

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of logical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of logical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of logical in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    We encouraged the President today to follow through with what he's already declared, which is that Maduro is illegitimate. The next logical step is to recognize the president of National Assembly as the rightful president, the administration is by no means trying to make these efforts bipartisan, even if we are the lead on the issue.

  2. Peter Sprigg:

    It’s not necessarily a logical connection, we think of it as providing contraceptives and abortions, dealing with people who don’t want to have children or have more children – and this does n’t fit into that.

  3. Mike Davies:

    NextVR has spent the last six years perfecting Fox Sports executives and producers VR technology, which made Fox Sports executives and producers the logical first choice for Fox Sports to partner with for this test, nextVR currently is one of the only companies with the ability to transmit live in VR, and Fox Sports executives and producers technology is built on a broadcast platform, making it infinitely scalable.

  4. Seamus Hughes:

    It makes sense from a marketing perspective ; if you like Pepsi then you're going to watch more Pepsi videos... but you take that to the logical extreme with white supremacy videos, they're going to have to figure out how to not completely scrap a system that has brought them hundreds of millions of dollars of ad revenue while not also furthering someone's radicalization or recruitment.

  5. Duane Mellor:

    So, when considering this type of study, it is important to consider that although reducing fat intake is a logical part of a healthy diet, it is also important to look at what foods are eaten in its place.

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