Logos



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

noun
1.
(often initial capital letter) Philosophy. the rational principle that governs and develops the universe.
2.
Theology. the divine word or reason incarnate in Jesus Christ. John 1:1–14.
[loh-goh] /ˈloʊ goʊ/
noun, plural logos.
1.
Also called logotype. a graphic representation or symbol of a company name, trademark, abbreviation, etc., often uniquely designed for ready recognition.
2.
Printing. (def 1).
[loh-goh] /ˈloʊ goʊ/
noun, Computers.
1.
a high-level programming language widely used to teach children how to use computers.
/ˈlɒɡɒs/
noun
1.
(philosophy) reason or the rational principle expressed in words and things, argument, or justification; esp personified as the source of order in the universe
/ˈlɒɡɒs/
noun
1.
(Christian theol) the divine Word; the second person of the Trinity incarnate in the person of Jesus
/ˈləʊɡəʊ; ˈlɒɡ-/
noun (pl) -os
1.
short for logotype (sense 2)
n.

1580s, Logos, “the divine Word, second person of the Christian Trinity,” from Greek logos “word, speech, discourse,” also “reason,” from PIE root *leg- “to collect” (with derivatives meaning “to speak,” on notion of “to pick out words;” see lecture (n.)); used by Neo-Platonists in various metaphysical and theological senses and picked up by New Testament writers.

Other English formations from logos include logolatry “worship of words, unreasonable regard for words or verbal truth” (1810 in Coleridge); logomania (1870); logophobia (1923).
n.

1937, probably a shortening of logogram “sign or character representing a word.”
logotype

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