tot

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[ tot ]
/ tɒt /
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verb (used with or without object), tot·ted, tot·ting.

to add; total (often followed by up).

noun

a total.
the act of adding.
British Informal. a column of numbers to be added.

Nearby words

  1. tossup,
  2. tost,
  3. tostada,
  4. tostado,
  5. tostig,
  6. tot.,
  7. total,
  8. total allergy syndrome,
  9. total aphasia,
  10. total bases

Origin of tot

2
1745–55; < Latin: so much, so many

Related formsun·tot·ted, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for totting

totting

/ (ˈtɒtɪŋ) /

noun

British the practice of searching through rubbish for usable or saleable items

Word Origin for totting

C19: of unknown origin

tot

1
/ (tɒt) /

noun

a young child; toddler
mainly British a small amount of anything
a small measure of spirits

Word Origin for tot

C18: perhaps short for totterer; see totter

tot

2
/ (tɒt) /

verb tots, totting or totted

(usually foll by up) mainly British to total; add

Word Origin for tot

C17: shortened from total or from Latin totum all

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