Meaning of “log on” in the English Dictionary


"log on" in American English

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log on

also log in
phrasal verb with log us /lɔɡ, lɑɡ/ verb -gg-

to start using a computer system or program by giving a password (= a secret word by which the system recognizes an approved user):

About 40,000 gamers have been logging on every day since the website appeared last month.

(Definition of “log on” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"log-on" in Business English

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log-onnoun [ C ]

uk us IT

→  log-in

(Definition of “log-on” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)