[loj-i-kuh l] /ˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
according to or agreeing with the principles of :
a logical inference.
reasoning in accordance with the principles of , as a person or the mind:
reasonable; to be expected:
War was the logical consequence of such threats.
of or relating to .
relating to, used in, or characteristic of logic
using, according to, or deduced from the principles of logic: a logical conclusion
capable of or characterized by clear or valid reasoning
reasonable or necessary because of facts, events, etc: the logical candidate
(computing) of, performed by, used in, or relating to the logic circuits in a computer
early 15c., “based on reason,” from logic + -al (1). Meaning “pertaining to logic” is c.1500. Attested from 1860 as “following as a reasonable consequence.” Related: Logically.
[man-i-jeer-ee-uh l] /ˌmæn ɪˈdʒɪər i əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to management or a : managerial functions; the managerial class of society. /ˌmænɪˈdʒɪərɪəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to a manager or to the functions, responsibilities, or position of management adj. 1767, see manager + -al (1).
[med-i-kuh l] /ˈmɛd ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the science or practice of : medical history; medical treatment. 2. curative; medicinal; therapeutic: medical properties. 3. pertaining to or requiring treatment by other than surgical means. 4. pertaining to or giving evidence of the state of one’s health: a medical discharge from the […]
[mee-dee-ee-vuh l, med-ee-, mid-ee-, mid-ee-vuh l] /ˌmi diˈi vəl, ˌmɛd i-, ˌmɪd i-, mɪdˈi vəl/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or in the style of the Middle Ages: medieval architecture. Compare . 2. Informal. extremely old-fashioned; primitive. /ˌmɛdɪˈiːvəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or in the style of the Middle Ages 2. (informal) […]
[met-uh-fiz-i-kuh l] /ˌmɛt əˈfɪz ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of metaphysics. 2. Philosophy. 3. highly abstract, subtle, or abstruse. 4. designating or pertaining to the poetry of an early group of 17th-century English poets, notably John Donne, whose characteristic style is highly intellectual and philosophical and features intensive use of […]