[transitive, intransitive] google (somebody/something) (computing) to type words into the search engine Google® in order to find information about somebody/something You can google someone you've recently met to see what information is available about them on the Internet. I tried googling but couldn't find anything relevant. Wordfinderaccess, blog, browse, chat, google, navigate, search engine, unsubscribe, visit, the Web See related entries: Using the Internet Word Origin 1990s: from Google, the proprietary name of a popular Internet search engine.
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BrE BrE//ˈɡuːɡl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːɡl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they google
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːɡl//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːɡl//he / she / it googles
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːɡlz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːɡlz//past simple googled
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːɡld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːɡld//past participle googled
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːɡld//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːɡld//-ing form googling
BrE BrE//ˈɡuːɡlɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːɡlɪŋ//Using the Internet