Meaning of teleological in English:


(also teleologic)

Pronunciation /ˌtɛlɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/ /ˌtiːlɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/

Translate teleological into Spanish


  • 1Philosophy
    Relating to or involving the explanation of phenomena in terms of the purpose they serve rather than of the cause by which they arise.

    • ‘teleological narratives of progress’
    1. 1.1Theology Relating to the doctrine of design and purpose in the material world.
      ‘a teleological view of nature’
      • ‘teleological arguments for God's existence’