Share this entry

BYOD Syllabification: BYOD

Definition of BYOD in English:


The practice of allowing the employees of an organization to use their own computers, smartphones, or other devices for work purposes: the increasing prevalence of BYOD is set to have a fundamental impact on IT over the next few years [as modifier]: many companies are putting themselves and their data at risk by jumping on to the BYOD bandwagon too quickly
More example sentences
  • He estimates that moving to full BYOD can often cost a company 10 per cent more than supplying phones to staff themselves.
  • In order for BYOD to work, employees must be able to understand that the hard drive isn't the actual computer itself.
  • As we know, the consumer and enterprise market is becoming more integrated through BYOD.


Early 21st century: abbreviation of bring your own device.

Definition of BYOD in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources