An example of logic is deducing that two truths imply a third truth.
An example of logic is the process of coming to the conclusion of who stole a cookie based on who was in the room at the time.
To use faulty logic.
There's a certain logic to the motion of rush-hour traffic.
The logic of events.
The lack of logic in his scheme.
Fred is designing the logic for the new controller.
Your paper lacks the logic to prove your thesis.
Origin of logic
- Middle English from Old French logique from Latin logica from Greek logikē (tekhnē) (art) of reasoning, logic feminine of logikos of reasoning from logos reason leg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French logike, from Latin logica, from Ancient Greek Î»Î¿Î³Î¹ÎºÎ® (logike, “logic"), from properly feminine of Î»Î¿Î³Î¹ÎºÏŒÏ‚ (logikÃ³s, “of or pertaining to speech or reason or reasoning, rational, reasonable"), from Î»ÏŒÎ³Î¿Ï‚ (logos, “speech, reason").