/loj"euh suyz'/, v., logicized, logicizing.
1. to make logical; give logical form to: to logicize a sequence of events.
2. to employ logic: One could not logicize about such an occurence.
Also, esp. Brit., logicise.
[1825-35; LOGIC + -IZE]

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • logicize — log·i·cize …   English syllables

  • logicize — ˈläjəˌsīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: logic + ize intransitive verb : to use logic : reason incapable of logicizing transitive verb : to make logical : convert …   Useful english dictionary

  • analyze — Synonyms and related words: air, alphabetize, anatomize, apply reason, arrange, assay, assort, atomize, bracket, break down, break up, canvass, catalog, categorize, change, chop logic, class, classify, codify, comment upon, conjugate, consider,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deduce — Synonyms and related words: analyze, apply reason, arouse, assume, be afraid, believe, bring forth, bring out, bring to light, call forth, call out, call up, cogitate, collect, conceive, conclude, consider, daresay, deduct, deem, derive, divine,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • generalize — Synonyms and related words: analyze, apply reason, broaden, deal in generalities, deduce, ecumenicize, expand, extend, globalize, hypothesize, infer, intellectualize, logicalize, logicize, make a generalization, philosophize, provide a rationale …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hypothesize — Synonyms and related words: analyze, apply reason, deduce, entertain a theory, espouse a theory, generalize, have a theory, infer, intellectualize, logicalize, logicize, philosophize, provide a rationale, rationalize, reason, speculate, syllogize …   Moby Thesaurus

  • infer — Synonyms and related words: allegorize, allude to, analyze, apply reason, assume, be afraid, believe, bring to mind, collect, conceive, conclude, connote, consider, daresay, deduce, deduct, deem, derive, divine, dope, draw, draw a conclusion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intellectualize — Synonyms and related words: analyze, apply reason, cerebrate, cogitate, conceive, conceptualize, deduce, entertain ideas, exercise the mind, form ideas, generalize, hypothesize, ideate, infer, logicalize, logicize, philosophize, provide a… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rationalize — Synonyms and related words: account, account for, adjust, allegorize, analyze, apply reason, argue insincerely, arrange, calculate, cast, chart, clarify, clear, clear up, codify, concert, contrive, coordinate, crack, cry sour grapes, cut out,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reason — Synonyms and related words: Vernunft, acceptable, accomplishment, account, admissibility, advise with, aim, air, allegorization, ambition, analyze, answer, antecedent, apologia, apology, apply reason, argument, argumentum, ascertainment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.