Definition of dot
- a dot on the chart marked the ship's position
- put a dot over the i
- arrived at six on the dot
First Known Use: 1674See Words from the same year
Don't forget to dot the i.
Quaint cottages dot the countryside.
The fields were dotted with wildflowers.
Dot the cream all over your face.
First Known Use: 1855See Words from the same year
: to mark (something) with a dot
: to appear at many different places on the surface of (something)
: to put a small amount of something on different parts of (a surface)
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