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

Definition of logo

 (Entry 1 of 3)

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


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)

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Examples of logo in a Sentence

Noun (1) the company's logo is instantly recognizable all over the world
Recent Examples on the Web: Noun University officials are working on a logo and setting up a website that will offer 24-hour surveillance footage of the rock. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, "'The whole campus is watching.' NKU to launch 'Watch the Rock' campaign after racist attacks," 7 Apr. 2021 The topic under discussion on The Sports Grind one recent afternoon was who, if anyone, should replace Jerry West on the NBA logo. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, "The Sports Grind on The Ticket 760 in San Antonio stands out in the lily white world of sports talk radio," 12 Mar. 2021 Aztecs players, surrounded by their schoolmates, jumped up and down on the school logo at midfield during the celebration. San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego Stadium farewell: Faulk provides Aztecs’ most memorable moment," 25 Feb. 2021 After the pick, Peters and several other Ravens defenders rushed to midfield and stomped on the Titans’ logo. Tim Bielik, cleveland, "Ravens claim stomping on Titans’ logo during Sunday’s win was not about ‘disrespect’ but ‘unity’: NFL news roundup," 11 Jan. 2021 Videos of wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster dancing on the Bengals logo before the game seemed to fire up the Cincinnati defence. Ben Morse, CNN, "Pittsburgh Steelers lose third straight game in 'Muppet Night Football'," 22 Dec. 2020 Last weekend, the Titans gathered on Baltimore's midfield logo, prompting a skirmish between Titans and Ravens players. Scott Horner, The Indianapolis Star, "Titans gather on Colts horseshoe before NFL Week 12 game," 30 Nov. 2020 The system’s star, color and font will remain the same on the logo. Laura Garcia, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio’s public hospital system adopts shorter name," 9 Nov. 2020 The two running backs met on the Norseman logo at U.S. Bank Stadium (as photographed here by the Star Tribune’s Carlos Gonzalez) immediately after the game. Ben Goessling, Star Tribune, "Adrian Peterson was 'famine, famine, feast;' Dalvin Cook rarely got stuffed," 9 Nov. 2020

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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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12 Apr 2021

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“Logo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logo. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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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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