logical Definition

  • 1characterized by or capable of clear, sound reasoning
  • 2reasonable or to be expected
  • 3relating to logic

Using logical: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "logical" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    It's logical to assume that if you work hard, you'll succeed.

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    The plan seems logical and well thought out.

  • Example

    Her argument was logical and convincing.

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    There is a logical explanation for the strange noise.

logical Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for logical

Phrases with logical

  • a result that follows naturally from a given action or condition


    The logical consequence of not studying for the exam was failing it.

  • an error in reasoning that renders an argument invalid


    The politician's argument was based on a logical fallacy, so it was not convincing.

  • a philosophical movement that emphasizes the importance of empirical evidence and scientific methods in understanding the world


    Logical positivism was popular among philosophers in the early 20th century.


Summary: logical in Brief

The term 'logical' [ˈlɑːdʒɪkəl] refers to clear, sound reasoning, and can also mean reasonable or to be expected. It is often used to describe arguments, plans, and explanations, as in 'Her argument was logical and convincing.' 'Logical' extends into phrases like 'logical consequence,' denoting a natural result, and 'logical fallacy,' indicating an error in reasoning.

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