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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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