logo

noun (1)
\ ˈlō-(ˌ)gō also ˈlä- How to pronounce logo (audio) \
plural logos\ ˈlō-​(ˌ)gōz How to pronounce logos (audio) also  ˈlä-​ \

Definition of logo

 (Entry 1 of 3)

2 : an identifying symbol (as for use in advertising)
3 : an identifying statement : motto

Logo

noun (2)
Lo·​go | \ ˈlō-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Logo (audio) \

Definition of Logo (Entry 2 of 3)

: a computer programming language (see language sense 1b(5)) that employs simple English commands and is used especially for introducing school children to computers

Definition of logo- (Entry 3 of 3)

— see log-

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Synonyms for logo

Synonyms: Noun (1)

emblem, ensign, hallmark, impresa, symbol, totem, trademark

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Examples of logo in a Sentence

Noun (1)

the company's logo is instantly recognizable all over the world

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Team colors and logos are pack-full of a sense of community and love for your team. Tatum Dooley, Teen Vogue, "Acne Studios Celebrates Game 1 of the NBA Finals With a New Collab," 30 May 2019 Some viewers on Twitter suggested the drinking vessel was from Starbucks, given the faint resemblance of the company's logo, but that remains unclear. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Rogue Coffee Cup in Game of Thrones Has Been Edited Out," 7 May 2019 Jill also changed her profile picture on Twitter to a portrait with Biden's campaign logo front and center. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Why Jill Biden Might Just Be Joe Biden's Greatest Political Asset," 25 Apr. 2019 Then, by the late aughts, it was pushed to the back of the closet, like most trends from that period (bike shorts, chunky sneakers, big logos). Glamour, "Halter Tops Are Shaping Up to Be Summer 2019’s Biggest Throwback Trend," 23 Apr. 2019 Justin was escorted out of the building, covered in bed sheets bearing the brothel's logo. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Wait, Justin Bieber Visited A Brothel In Brazil When He Was Just 19-Years-Old?!," 7 Feb. 2019 The city proposed to create a large solar array in the shape of the company’s logo. Patrick Sisson, Curbed, "Amazon HQ2 bids: The weird ways cities wanted to woo Bezos," 27 Dec. 2018 Samsung's official news site had a bit of a mishap this week, and somehow Ars Technica's logo ended up in one of the company's press releases. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "“Samsung x Ars Technica” is not happening," 26 Dec. 2018 Versace’s love of everything gilded is well-documented, from its signature Medusa logo to its enthusiastic use of Midas-worthy Greek key bordering. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "Versace Opens LEED Gold Boutique in Florida," 19 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of logo

Noun (1)

1937, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for logo

Noun (2)

modification of Greek logos word

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The first known use of logo was in 1937

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noun

English Language Learners Definition of logo

: a symbol that is used to identify a company and that appears on its products

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