Bio Definition

bīō
bios
noun
A biography, often a very brief one.
Webster's New World
A biographical sketch or outline.
American Heritage
The definition of a bio is a short story written about a person's life.
An example of a bio is a few paragraphs describing a person's life history.
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Abbreviation of biology.

Wiktionary
prefix
Life; living organism.
Biome.
American Heritage
Biology; biological.
Biophysics.
American Heritage
Wiktionary
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adjective
Biographical.
Webster's New World
affix
Life, of living things, biological.
Biography, biochemistry.
Webster's New World
abbreviation
Wiktionary
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Bio

Noun

Singular:
bio
Plural:
BIOS

Origin of Bio

  • Gr < bios, life < IE base *gwei-, to live > quick, L vivere, to live, vita, life, OIr biu, living, Gr bioun, to live, zōion, animal

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek βίο- (bio-), combining form and stem of βίος (bios, “life").

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek from bios life gwei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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