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google

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verb goo·gle \ˈgü-gəl\

Definition of google

goo·gledgoo·gling play \-g(ə-)liŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to use the Google search engine to obtain information about (as a person) on the World Wide Web



Examples of google

  1. Then where are they going, if not to Faulkner and Achebe and Naipaul? … To the movies; to television (hours and hours); to Googling obsessively (hours and hours); to blogging and emailing and text messaging… . —Cynthia Ozick, Harper's, April 2007

  2. The Sports Gal and I delayed dinner plans so I could analyze the replays like a police chief. Eventually she realized we weren't leaving the house, so she made herself a sandwich and headed upstairs to Google divorce lawyers. —Bill Simmons, ESPN, 6 Dec. 2004

  3. Have you ever googled yourself, maybe late at night, when nobody else was around? It's OK, you can admit it—everybody does it. —Tom Maurstad, Dallas Morning News, 17 Apr. 2004



Origin of google

Google, trademark for a search engine


First Known Use: 2001

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GOOGLE Defined for Kids

google

verb goo·gle \ˈgü-gəl\

Definition of google

goo·gledgoo·gling

  1. :  to use the Google search engine to obtain information about (as a person) on the Internet





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