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 Both restaurants provided plastic bibs with their logo, as well as disposable gloves and they were needed. Dennis Pillion | Dpillion@al.com, al, "Crabs fell on Alabama: The new seafood shacks taking over the state," 29 Apr. 2021 Mugs, hats, T-shirts, and bumper stickers are available for purchase with her logo. Jake Dima, Washington Examiner, "Caitlyn Jenner debuts website and store after announcing governor bid," 23 Apr. 2021 My favorite color is purple, and that is part of my logo. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mia Charming Sweets, now at Southridge Mall, draws on baker's favorite childhood memories," 22 Apr. 2021 Thursday is Earth Day, and Google is commemorating the event encouraging people to be more environmentally conscious with an update to its logo. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, "Google celebrates Earth Day with charming new doodle," 22 Apr. 2021 The simplest refresh that has a big impact is updating your logo. Expert Panel®, Forbes, "14 Simple Ways To Refresh A Company’s Image Without A Full Rebrand," 21 Apr. 2021 The virtual currency, which features the face of a Shiba Inu dog as its logo, soared more than 100% to hit an all-time high of $0.298 Friday morning, according to cryptocurrency news and data provider Coindesk. Diksha Madhok, CNN, "Dogecoin price soars more than 100% to new record after Elon Musk tweets," 16 Apr. 2021 For a fee, businesses and organizations can have their logo, website and additional information shown on the website and social media during the coming year. S. Wayne Carter Jr., baltimoresun.com, "The Harford County Farm Fair is returning in 2021, but will be mostly virtual this summer," 13 Apr. 2021 In honor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's 151st anniversary, the search engine swapped out its iconic logo for a more artful graphic that encapsulates the museu, along with a looping animation of some of its most memorable pieces. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "Google's Homepage Doodle Features These 18 Works of Art From the Met," 13 Apr. 2021

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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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6 May 2021

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“Logo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logo. Accessed 16 May. 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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