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[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:
logical thinking.
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.


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