tote

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Low German tute ("bag"). Cognate with German Tüte(bag). Most likely not of Germanic origin. Confer Finnish tuoda(to carry, bear, bring, fetch, get).

Noun[edit]

tote ‎(plural totes)

  1. A bag, specifically a tote bag.
  2. A heavy burden.
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Verb[edit]

tote ‎(third-person singular simple present totes, present participle toting, simple past and past participle toted)

  1. To carry or bear.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 8, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      We toted in the wood and got the fire going nice and comfortable. Lord James still set in one of the chairs and Applegate had cabbaged the other and was hugging the stove.
    to tote a child over a stream
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of total, with e to distinguish from tot in writing

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tote ‎(third-person singular simple present totes, present participle toting, simple past and past participle toted)

  1. To add up; to calculate a total.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Shortening of totalizator

Noun[edit]

tote ‎(plural totes)

  1. (Britain) A pari-mutuel machine; a totalizator
    • 1892, Banjo Paterson, The Man from Ironbark
      He was a humorist of note and keen at repartee,
      He laid the odds and kept a "tote", whatever that may be,
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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tote

  1. inflected form of tot

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tota(whole, entire) +‎ -e(adverb)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tote

  1. entirely, perfectly, thoroughly

Related terms[edit]

  • tota(whole, entire)
  • totala(total)
  • totale(totally)
  • entote(ensemble, altogether, on the whole, in all, in a body, bodily, overall)

Interlingua[edit]

Determiner[edit]

tote

  1. (quantifying) all, the entire

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

tote

  1. Romaji transcription of とて

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /ˈtoː.te/

Adjective[edit]

tōte

  1. vocative masculine singular of tōtus

Middle Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch tuote, equivalent to toe + te. Compare Old Saxon tōte(to, until), Old Frisian tot(until), Old High German zuo ze.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

tote

  1. up to, towards, to (a specific destination or point in time)
  2. at (a specific point in time)
  3. with respect to