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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Googlenoun

    a widely used search engine that uses text-matching techniques to find web pages that are important and relevant to a user's search

  2. googleverb

    search the internet (for information) using the Google search engine

    "He googled the woman he had met at the party"; "My children are googling all day"


  1. Googleverb

    To search for, using Google (or, rarely, another Internet search engine).

  2. Googleverb

    To investigate, using Google.

    She Googled everybody she dated as soon as she could.

  3. Googleverb

    To search on the Internet using Google.

  4. Googlenoun

    A particular Internet company.

  5. Googlenoun

    A search engine that popularized the company of the same name.

  6. Googlenoun

    A service mark owned by w:Google Inc..

  7. Etymology: From googly.


  1. Google

    Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook.Google was founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California. Together they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a California privately held company on September 4, 1998, in California. Google was then reincorporated in Delaware on October 22, 2002. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex. In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc. Google is Alphabet's leading subsidiary and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. Sundar Pichai was appointed CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page who became the CEO of Alphabet. The company's rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond Google's core search engine (Google Search). It offers services designed for work and productivity (Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides), email (Gmail), scheduling and time management (Google Calendar), cloud storage (Google Drive), instant messaging and video chat (Duo, Hangouts), language translation (Google Translate), mapping and navigation (Google Maps, Waze, Google Earth, Street View), video sharing (YouTube), note-taking (Google Keep), and photo organizing and editing (Google Photos). The company leads the development of the Android mobile operating system, the Google Chrome web browser, and Chrome OS, a lightweight operating system based on the Chrome browser. Google has moved increasingly into hardware; from 2010 to 2015, it partnered with major electronics manufacturers in the production of its Nexus devices, and it released multiple hardware products in October 2016, including the Google Pixel smartphone, Google Home smart speaker, Google Wifi mesh wireless router, and Google Daydream virtual reality headset. Google has also experimented with becoming an Internet carrier (Google Fiber, Google Fi, and Google Station).Google.com is the most visited website in the world. Several other Google services also figure in the top 100 most visited websites, including YouTube and Blogger. Google was the most valuable brand in the world as of 2017, but has received significant criticism involving issues such as privacy concerns, tax avoidance, antitrust, censorship, and search neutrality. Google's mission statement is "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful". The company's unofficial slogan "Don't be evil" was removed from the company's code of conduct around May 2018, but reinstated by July 31, 2018.


  1. google

    Google is a multinational technology company that specializes in internet-related services and products. It is best known for its search engine, but its offerings also include online advertising technologies, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Originally founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, Google has since become one of the most influential and valuable companies in the world. It is also the creator of the widely used Android operating system for smartphones and tablets. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.


  1. Google

    Google Inc. is an American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include search, cloud computing, software and online advertising technologies. Most of its profits derive from AdWords. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University. Together they own about 16 percent of its shares. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering followed on August 19, 2004. Its mission statement from the outset was "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful", and its unofficial slogan was "Don't be evil". In 2006 Google moved to headquarters in Mountain View, California. Rapid growth since incorporation has triggered a chain of products, acquisitions, and partnerships beyond Google's core search engine. It offers online productivity software including email, an office suite, and social networking. Desktop products include applications for web browsing, organizing and editing photos, and instant messaging. The company leads the development of the Android mobile operating system and the browser-only Google Chrome OS for a specialized type of netbook known as a Chromebook. Google has moved increasingly into communications hardware: it partners with major electronics manufacturers in production of its high-end Nexus devices and acquired Motorola Mobility in May 2012. In 2012, a fiber-optic infrastructure was installed in Kansas City to facilitate a Google Fiber broadband service.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. google

    [common] To search the Web using the Google search engine, http://www.google.com. Google is highly esteemed among hackers for its significance ranking system, which is so uncannily effective that many hackers consider it to have rendered other search engines effectively irrelevant. The name ‘google’ has additional flavor for hackers because most know that it was copied from a mathematical term for ten to the 100th power, famously first uttered as ‘googol’ by a mathematician's nine-year-old nephew.


  1. Google

    Google provides search and advertising services, which together aim to organize and monetize the world’s information. In addition to its dominant search engine, it offers a plethora of online tools and platforms including: Gmail, Maps, YouTube, and Google+, the company’s extension into the social space. Most of its Web-based products are free, funded by Google’s highly integrated online advertising platforms AdWords and AdSense. Google promotes the idea that advertising should be highly targeted and relevant to users thus providing them with a rich source of information. Google has also made strong moves into the web-based apps space with acquisitions of Jotspot (documents), 2Web Technologies (spreadsheets) and Zenter (presentations). The company has also made a splash with the acquisitions of YouTube, DoubleClick and Feedburner.

Editors Contribution


    Misspelling of the word "googol" which is: 1 followed by (100 zeroes) something like (10 to the 99th power) 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 The amount of thing expected it could be found on Google.

    1 followed by (100 zeroes) something like (10 to the 99th power).

    Submitted by anonymous on June 17, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Google in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Google in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Google in a Sentence

  1. Bryan Ma:

    Assuming that Google Maps is not really Google Maps and gets the license to sell to Huawei, that's a huge sigh of relief for Huawei.

  2. Alina Polyakova:

    YouTube in particular is kind of the last man standing, if you will, google finds itself the last company standing in this broader battle between an authoritarian government and a Western technology company that provides one of the last remaining spaces for free expression in Russia.

  3. Ramon Llamas:

    The biggest thing to look for is the camera ; it's the Pixel's calling card, given the improvements by Samsung and Apple in this area, Google has to deliver an experience that is either on par or even better than what those companies have.

  4. San Jose , California-based Zscaler:

    There is a natural intersection between Google customers and our customers.

  5. Linn Huang:

    Chromebook from the gate has been that just-good-enough for your grandma device, they are still leaps and bounds behind, but this year and next year Google will make massive corrections to close the gap.

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  • Atin Biswas
    Atin Biswas
    LikeReply4 years ago
  • Yael Ellsworth
    Yael Ellsworth
    originally a misspelling of the word googol which is: 0.00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000001 (100 zeroes) a/k/a 10 to the 100th power.
    LikeReply8 years ago
  • Said M. Said
    Said M. Said
    is it abbreviation? I mean it is first letters of some words or what?
    LikeReply9 years ago
  • Simon Anthony
    Simon Anthony
    I think its quiet interesting and I will like you to be more specific in your definition and where the words used are use.
    LikeReply 210 years ago

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