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To search for information online via a search engine, typically Google. Hmm, I'm not sure when their first album came out—let me google it. Just googling won't work in this case—the word is too common.


in. & tv. to search (for) something on the internet, using Why don’t you just go to your computer and google for it yourself?

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To look up something or someone via a popular computer search engine. The name Google was first recorded for a particular search engine in 1998. Since then it came to be used as a synonym for Web searching, using any search engine available. When asked about her other publications, the author of this book frequently replies, “You can google me.”