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log·i·cal  audio  (lj-kl) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of, relating to, in accordance with, or of the nature of logic.
  2. Based on earlier or otherwise known statements, events, or conditions; reasonable: Rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year.
  3. Reasoning or capable of reasoning in a clear and consistent manner.


OTHER FORMS:
logi·cali·ty  (-kl-t) KEY  or logi·cal·ness(Noun), logi·cal·ly(Adverb)

SYNONYMS:
logical, analytic, ratiocinative, rational

These adjectives mean capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning: a logical mind; an analytic thinker; the ratiocinative process; a rational being.
Antonym: illogical


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