\ 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
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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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 The images that haven't been retouched will include an Olay skin promise logo. Sarah Brookbank, Cincinnati.com, "Procter & Gamble's Olay to stop using retouching in advertisements by 2021," 20 Feb. 2020 The logo for the popular alcoholic drink Jägermeister was found to not be religiously offensive, a Swiss court said Monday. Fox News, "Jägermeister logo does not offend Christians, court rules," 20 Feb. 2020 An organic logo does not tell you anything about the calories, fat, salt, sugar or vitamin content of food. Cara Rosenbloom, Washington Post, "No, soy doesn’t give men breasts: A dietitian answers her 10 most commonly asked questions," 18 Feb. 2020 This included a version of the logo for the Chicago Bears. Leah Rocketto, Woman's Day, "Who Is The Turtle On 'The Masked Singer'? Fans Have No Idea," 31 Jan. 2020 Trump just announced the new logo for the Space Force. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "US Space Force logo draws comparisons to Star Trek," 24 Jan. 2020 Currently available in five colors, the Prada hair clips include an embellished Prada logo with stones on the lining. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Editors Pick: These New Prada Hair Clips Are So Dreamy," 3 Jan. 2020 The website had featured the name and an old logo of the National Registry of EMTs, a nonprofit that certifies EMTs and paramedics who pass its tests. BostonGlobe.com, "ProPublica Local Reporting Network," 25 Dec. 2019 The website had featured the name and an old logo of the National Registry of EMTs, a nonprofit that certifies EMTs and paramedics who pass its tests. Lynn Arditi, ProPublica, "This Former Firefighter Has a Criminal Past. Now, He’s on the Board That Advises the State on Its EMS System.," 23 Dec. 2019

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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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27 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Logo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logo. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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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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