abbreviationDigital Technology.
  1. search-engine optimization: the methods used to boost the ranking or frequency of a website in results returned by a search engine, in an effort to maximize user traffic to the site: The first step in SEO is to generate keywords that are relevant to your site's content.

Origin of SEO

First recorded in 1995–2000

Words Nearby SEO Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use SEO in a sentence

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British Dictionary definitions for SEO


abbreviation for
  1. computing search engine optimization

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