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in toto

[in toh-toh] /ɪn ˈtoʊ toʊ/
in all; completely; entirely; wholly.

toto caelo

[toh-toh kahy-loh; English toh-toh see-loh] /ˈtoʊ toʊ ˈkaɪ loʊ; English ˈtoʊ toʊ ˈsi loʊ/
adverb, Latin.
by the entire extent of the heavens; diametrically. Unabridged
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  • toto crouched beside his mistress and wailed as if he did not like these strange creatures a bit.

    The Patchwork Girl of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • As toto made this reply he hammered on the table, calling for more drink.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • toto struck his glass so heavily on the table that it flew to shivers.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • When mamma was herethis afternoon, she went on, she was urging me toto do what she wished.

  • They grew to like toto, too, and the little dog allowed them to pat him on his head, which gave the little ones much joy.

    The Patchwork Girl of Oz L. Frank Baum
British Dictionary definitions for toto

in toto

/ɪn ˈtəʊtəʊ/
totally; entirely; completely
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for toto

Latin ablative singular (masc. and neuter) of totus "whole, entire" (see total).

in toto

Latin, "as a whole, completely" (see total).

toto caelo

Latin, literally "by the whole heaven."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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in toto [(in toh-toh)]

Totally or completely: “We reject your demands in toto.” From Latin, meaning “in all.”

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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