noun (1)
\ˈlō-(ˌ)gō also ˈlä- \
plural logos\ ˈlō-​(ˌ)gōz 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 \

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

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Privacy - Terms Here is the Royals’ logo and a few others. Pete Grathoff, kansascity, "Graphic artist reimagines MLB logos with a ‘Game of Thrones’ look," 13 July 2018 According to a story on whio.com, the coupon includes the Kroger logo and promises families will receive $250 off in recognition of the company's 135th anniversary. David Rasbach, idahostatesman, "A $250 online coupon to a grocery store sounds too good to be true. Turns out, it was.," 10 July 2018 Its website is just a logo and an email address, and the school does not market itself to parents. Mark Harris, Ars Technica, "First space, then auto—now Elon Musk quietly tinkers with education," 25 June 2018 The district also unveiled a new logo and a video that featured Detroit native Big Sean, who did the voiceover. Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit schools reveal new logo, branding campaign," 21 June 2018 Any potholes repaired by this project will be emblazoned with the Domino’s logo and slogan. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "Domino's Is Fixing Potholes Because They're Ruining Pizza," 12 June 2018 Warriors logos and Durant banners and photos now hang everywhere and an activity room inside the facility is named after him. Nina Mandell, For The Win, "Kevin Durant inspires next generation of 'rec center kids' with another title," 9 June 2018 The collaboration coincides with the unveiling of a whole series of upgrades across the Rimowa brand—from a new logo and wheel design to updated interior linings. Lale Arikoglu, Condé Nast Traveler, "Rimowa and Off-White Designed a Transparent Carry-On—And We're Kind of Obsessed," 5 June 2018 Working with Intel, the cover was made by using 958 of the company’s Shooting Star™ drones to create the iconic TIME logo and red border in midair over California. Alex Fitzpatrick, Time, "Watch as Nearly 1,000 Drones Come Together to Make TIME's New Cover," 31 May 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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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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