Dictionary.com

logo

[ loh-goh ]
/ ˈloʊ goʊ /
Save This Word!

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).
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of logo

By shortening of logotype or logogram

Other definitions for logo (2 of 3)

LOGO
[ 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

Other definitions for logo (3 of 3)

logo-

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 lógoslogos
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use logo in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for logo (1 of 2)

logo
/ (ˈləʊɡəʊ, ˈlɒɡ-) /

noun plural -os

British Dictionary definitions for logo (2 of 2)

logo-

combining form
indicating word or speechlogogram

Word Origin for logo-

from Greek; see logos
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for logo

logo-

pref.
Word; speech:logoplegia.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK