logic - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the way that someone connects ideas when they are explaining something or giving a reason

    I don’t understand your logic.

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [singular/uncountable] the fact of being a sensible or reasonable explanation or idea
      logic in:

      There’s a certain logic in moving towards a common currency.

      see the logic of/in something (=recognize that it is sensible):

      It’s a pity if they have to close the school, but I can see the logic of it.

      defy logic (=not be sensible or reasonable):

      The court’s ruling seems to defy logic.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the academic study of the way that ideas can be connected and used to explain things or give reasons