Python OR Operator

Python provides the OR operator. The OR operator can be also named as OR logic, OR bitwise operator, etc. But all of these point to the same operator. Two or more boolean values are calculated with OR logic. In this tutorial, we examine how to use OR operator. The | sign is used for the OR operation.

OR Operator Syntax

Python OR operator has the following syntax where two or more boolean values can be used for the OR operation.

B1 | B2 | B3 | ...
  • B1, B2, B3, and others are boolean values for the OR operation.

OR Operator Example

In the following example, we use two boolean values to OR them.

r1 = True | False

r2 = True | True

r3 = False| False

r4 = False | True

OR Operator with More Than 2 Boolean Values

We can also use the OR operator in order to calculate more than 2 boolean values return for the OR logic operation. In the following example we use 3, 4 and 5 parameters for the OR operator.

r1 = True | False | False

r2 = True | True | True

r3 = False| False | True | False

r4 = False | True | False | True | False

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