[ loh-goh ]
/ ˈloʊ goʊ /

noun, plural lo·gos.

Also called logotype. a graphic representation or symbol of a company name, trademark, abbreviation, etc., often uniquely designed for ready recognition.
Printing. logotype(def 1).

Origin of logo

by shortening of logotype or logogram

Definition for logo (2 of 3)

[ loh-goh ]
/ ˈloʊ goʊ /

noun Computers.

a high-level programming language widely used to teach children how to use computers.

Origin of LOGO

< Greek lógos word (see logos), spelled as if an acronym

Definition for logo (3 of 3)


a combining form appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it meant “word,” “speech” (logography); on this model, used in the formation of new compound words (logotype).
Also especially before a vowel, log-.
Compare -logic, -logue, -logy.

Origin of logo-

< Greek logo-, combining form of lógos logos
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British Dictionary definitions for logo (1 of 2)

/ (ˈləʊɡəʊ, ˈlɒɡ-) /

noun plural -os

British Dictionary definitions for logo (2 of 2)


combining form

indicating word or speechlogogram

Word Origin for logo-

from Greek; see logos
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Medical definitions for logo



Word; speech:logoplegia.
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