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  • n. An internet search, such as that which is performed on the Google search engine.
  • n. A match obtained by a query in the Google search engine.
  • v. To search for (something) on the Internet using the Google search engine.
  • v. To search for (something) on the Internet using any comprehensive search engine.
  • v. To be locatable in a search of the Internet.
  • v. To deliver googlies.
  • v. To move as a ball in a googly.


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  • some call it the new evil empire

    August 1, 2009

  • Ha! Funny.
    That and email: "Email me."
    Or, "Google 'Techno Viking.'"

    April 23, 2009

  • Really? Lets googleize it and see.

    April 22, 2009

  • i most often hear it used as a verb

    April 22, 2009

  • i love the google website and its the best thing on the web lol

    December 13, 2008

  • I've just heard the verb used intransitively: 'It googles', meaning it shows up on a Google search. There are a handful of ghits for "if it googles" in this sense. It seems an obvious and useful extension.

    September 16, 2008

  • Working fine here--except that it seems to have become a Large Hadron Collider.

    September 11, 2008

  • Weird. I'm using, but I can't open iGoogle...

    September 11, 2008

  • Working fine on my side of the planet, Pro :D

    September 10, 2008

  • is not working today. Or is it my PC?

    September 10, 2008

  • Is Google Making Us Stupid?

    June 11, 2008

  • Hmm.. Maybe it would be useful to be able to specify the part of speech?, so that we can list homophonous nouns and verbs separately?

    July 10, 2007

  • When I listed this, I had the verb in mind.

    June 21, 2007


    December 10, 2006

  • I agree. I you are going to search for something on Wikipedia, you "Wikipedia it".

    December 9, 2006

  • Google is perfectly fine if you use google as a verb, just if you're using their search engine with it. i.e. You can't "google" YouTube. (well, once that Google fully acquires it, I bet you can)

    December 9, 2006

  • Xerox is often used as a verb; much like Kleenex is often used as a common noun. These usages don't seem to have caused any trademark infringement suits to be brought against the English language. If people find "to google" to be a useful word, then I say use it!

    December 9, 2006

  • Don't use as a verb!

    December 9, 2006