logical etymology

English word logical comes from English logic, English -al

Detailed word origin of logical

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
logic English (eng) (countable, mathematics) A formal or informal language together with a deductive system or a model-theoretic semantics.. (philosophy, logic) The study of the principles and criteria of valid inference and demonstration.. (uncountable) A method of human thought that involves thinking in a linear, step-by-step manner about how a problem can be solved. Logic is the basis of many principles [...]
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
logical English (eng) (computing) Non-physical or conceptual yet underpinned by something physical or actual.. (not comparable) In agreement with the principles of logic.. (not comparable) Of or pertaining to logic.. Reasonable.

Words with the same origin as logical

Descendants of -al
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