log into

log into

1. To sign into one's account or computer. I'm having trouble logging into my computer, so I haven't had a chance to check my email yet. Make sure you log into your account on the website before you attempt to make a purchase.
2. To give someone access to an account or computer system. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "log" and "into." Can you log me into your computer? I need to check my email really quick, and my phone's battery is dead.
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log into

v.
To provide the necessary information to a computer for someone to be allowed access to some set of computer resources: I logged into my student account to see if I owed any money to the university. This new software will automatically log you into the company's private website.
See also: log
References in classic literature ?
Perceiving their simplicity, he cast down a huge log into the lake.
Conversion of middle diameter sugi log into sawn lumber-sawing yield by using sawing patterns in consideration of log quality.
I pounded two 12-inch spiral spikes from each horizontal log into the upright log.
At the opposing end, two more 12-inch spikes were toenailed through the log into the 2 x 6 upright, or the end log depending on position.
Patterson and Clark (1988, 1992) tried to minimize the error in using Smalian's equation by dividing the log into two parts (butt to breast height and breast height to small end).