The Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary adds 'google' as a verb
Saturday, July 8, 2006
Google became a verb in the Merriam-Webster dictionary yesterday.
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary has added Google, along with Googling, to their dictionary. According to the dictionary, the correct pronunciation is goo-gle, with other forms including googled and googling.
The word 'google' is defined as a transitive verb meaning to use the Google search engine to look for information on the Internet.
This announcement comes on the heels of Merriam-Webster adding 'IM' as both a noun and a verb.
- Glen Chivers. "Google enters the dictionary" — , July 8, 2006
- "'Google', the word, makes official transition from slang to proper English" — , July 7, 2006
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