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-

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 But special-edition merchandise featuring the new course’s logo will go on sale online and at Streamsong beginning in August. Erik Matuszewski, Forbes, 21 June 2022 This easy-to-wear, logo-debossed leather belt from Paul Smith features a polished silver buckle, and comes in black with green detailing. Marie Lodi, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 June 2022 Inside, there were a pair of flip flops, a camera and two water bottles with an end gun violence sticker and a Human Rights campaign logo sticker. Zoe Christen Jones, CBS News, 20 June 2022 The sportwear brand’s logo is also showcased at 12 o’clock, while H. Moser’s name is presented in a discreet light gray underneath. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 19 June 2022 Balenciaga’s logo hoodies, also shown on avatar, might appeal to the hoodie-devoted guy too. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 17 June 2022 Another component of that was streamlining the team’s J-note logo. Eric Walden, The Salt Lake Tribune, 17 June 2022 The Lakefront Marathon even created a new logo for 2022 featuring the colors from the Milwaukee flag and a depiction of the Hoan Bridge by Courtney Anderson, a student at Homestead High School. Lori Nickel, Journal Sentinel, 16 June 2022 Finally, in the center of the phone is a logo that looks suspiciously like a bomb. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 15 June 2022 See More

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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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Last Updated

23 Jun 2022

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“Logo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logo. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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