[ loh-gos, -gohs, log-os ]
/ ˈloʊ gɒs, -goʊs, ˈlɒg ɒs /


(often initial capital letter) Philosophy. the rational principle that governs and develops the universe.
Theology. the divine word or reason incarnate in Jesus Christ. John 1:1–14.

Origin of logos

1580–90; < Greek lógos a word, saying, speech, discourse, thought, proportion, ratio, reckoning, akin to légein to choose, gather, recount, tell over, speak; cf. lection

Definition for logos (2 of 3)

[ 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 logos (3 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
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British Dictionary definitions for logos (1 of 3)

/ (ˈlɒɡɒs) /


philosophy reason or the rational principle expressed in words and things, argument, or justification; esp personified as the source of order in the universe

Word Origin for logos

C16: from Greek: word, reason, discourse, from legein to speak

British Dictionary definitions for logos (2 of 3)

/ (ˈlɒɡɒs) /


Christian theol the divine Word; the second person of the Trinity incarnate in the person of Jesus

British Dictionary definitions for logos (3 of 3)

/ (ˈləʊɡəʊ, ˈlɒɡ-) /

noun plural -os

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