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log out

1. To sign out of one's account, as on an app, website, or computer. I think I accidentally logged out of Netflix—do you know the password to get back in? Make sure you log out when you are finished using the computer at the end of the day, or another student may be able to access
2. To sign someone out of an account or computer system. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "log" and "out." The system has logged you out due because you were inactive for more than five minutes.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

log out

or log off
v.
To disconnect someone from some computer resource to which one has been connected or logged on: If you use the computer longer than one hour, it will automatically log you out. Don't log out of your account yet—I want to check something.
See also: log, out
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Most companies who employ home-based workers use automated systems that log them out of their computers if they are inactive for a short period of time.