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tote

verb \ ˈtōt \

Definition of tote

toted; toting
1 : to carry by hand : bear on the person : lug, pack
2 : haul, convey

toter

play \ˈtō-tər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of tote

probably from an English-based creole; akin to Gullah & Krio tot to carry, of Bantu origin; akin to Kikongo -tota to pick up, Kimbundu -tuta to carry


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tote

noun

Definition of tote

1 : tote bag
2 : burden, load

First Known Use of tote

circa 1772

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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tote

verb

Definition of tote

toted; toting
: add, total usually used with up
  • toted up his accomplishments
  • —G. P. Morrill

Origin and Etymology of tote

English dialect tote, noun, total


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tote

noun

Definition of tote

Origin and Etymology of tote

short for totalizator


TOTE Defined for Kids

tote

verb \ ˈtōt \

Definition of tote for Students

toted; toting
: carry 1, haul
  • He totes a heavy backpack.


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