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English noun: logic

1. logic (cognition) the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference


Broader (hypernym)philosophy


Narrower (hyponym)modal logic


Domain category membersanalytic, analytical, apodeictic, apodictic, arity, axiom, categorematic, completeness, consistency, contradiction, contradiction in terms, corollary, explanandum, explanans, explicandum, extensional, inductive, inferential, intensional, interchangeable, logic operation, logical operation, logical quantifier, logical relation, negation, non sequitur, noninterchangeable, nonmonotonic, paradox, particular, particular proposition, posit, postulate, postulation, predicate, predication, presuppose, proof, proposition, quantifier, quantify, reflexiveness, reflexivity, scopal, subject, suppose, syncategorematic, synthetic, synthetical, tautology, transitivity, universal, universal proposition

2. logic (cognition) reasoned and reasonable judgment


SamplesIt made a certain kind of logic.


Broader (hypernym)common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, mother wit, sense

3. logic (cognition) the principles that guide reasoning within a given field or situation


SamplesEconomic logic requires it.
By the logic of war.


Broader (hypernym)principle

4. logic (cognition) the system of operations performed by a computer that underlies the machine's representation of logical operations


Broader (hypernym)system, system of rules


Domain categorycomputer science, computing

5. logic (cognition) a system of reasoning


Synonymslogical system, system of logic


Broader (hypernym)system, system of rules


Narrower (hyponym)Aristotelian logic, formal logic, mathematical logic, symbolic logic


Domain category memberscontradict, deduce, deduct, derive, elicit, extrapolate, induce, infer, negate









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